Farhana Yamin is an internationally recognised environmental lawyer, climate change and development policy expert, CEO of Track 0 and Coordinator of Camden Think & Do. She has advised leaders and countries for 30 years. In addition to founding Track 0, she is an associate fellow at Chatham House and FRSA.
She was an Advisor to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) for the 2015 Paris Agreement and played a key role in building the High Ambition Coalition, led by RMI’s Minister Tony de Brum. She is widely credited with getting the goal of net-zero emissions by mid-century into the Paris Agreement.
Farhana is a co-author of This is Not a Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook. Alongside publishing numerous books and articles on the climate change laws & the nexus of climate change and development. Farhana is the lead author for three assessment reports for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), on adaptation and mitigation issues and sits on numerous boards and commissions.
Farhana also played a crucial role in the 2019 Extinction Rebellion protests, glueing herself to the Shell offices in London, alongside other activists. She is also the Co-ordinator of one of Camden’s most recent initiatives, Think & Do which is a collaborative hub for climate and social action.