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Dayo Awosola is an accomplished technology entrepreneur from climate-vulnerable Lagos in Nigeria. He joined more than 6000 people in Paris for the 11th annual Conference of Youth (COY11) to help gather and present the youth voice just before the official COP21 climate summit. While chatting with Dayo we quickly discovered

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