BC3 researcher Marta Olazabal took part at the especial edition of “Action Nan: Trash Warrior” recorded in Cornwall, where she talk about climate change and the environmental problems that are causing the plastic.
Pat Smith, aka “Action Nan”, is a 70 year old woman who, as a purpose, decided to clean the beaches of Great Britain. She traveled all over the coast collecting garbage and plastic, cleaning a beach per week. Smith set herself a mission to clear the plastic from 52 beaches in Cornwall and Devon. The former teacher sprang into action after watching a documentary called A Plastic Ocean, which detailed the scale of plastic pollution damaging the world’s oceans and killing sea life.
Marta Olazabal, researcher fellow at the Basque Centre for Climate Change, thanks to AXA’s Research Fund is doing a research about how cities are preparing for climate change, in particular coastal cities all around the globe, giving her the flexibility, time and resources to get the work done. Olazabal, met Pat Smith at Cornwall and learn about her work and experience.
“Pat is amazing, not only because she has used her free time, because she has inspired people to do things and to take action for climate change and for environmental issues. ” Marta Olazabal, BC3
You can watch the video in the following link