Powerful women face the climate crisis in Colombia

The Caño Pasifueres in the municipality of San Marcos, Sucre, in northern Colombia. Photo: UNDP Colombia

In the Colombian village of Pasifueres music is in the air. Girls and boys compose songs from a young age. The lyrics show a passion for their region, La Mojana, and for their village that they’ve seen grow over the years.

One such singer is Jennys Jiménez, a passionate climate activist and community organizer whose songs about climate change are being sung across her beloved…