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Armed with proposals, young climate activists hunt decision-making power

On Dec 17, 2020
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Kept off the streets by the pandemic, young climate activists are crafting their own climate policies - and seeking power to implement them

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On Dec 17, 2020
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RT @TRF_Climate: Armed with proposals, young climate activists hunt decision-making power @CANIntl @IYCM @MockCOP26 @Fridays4future https://t.co/SQQ72F6aPg
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Armed with proposals, young climate activists hunt decision-making power

Armed with proposals, young climate activists hunt decision-making power

Kept off the streets by the pandemic, young climate activists are crafting their own climate policies - and seeking power to implement them

'We know what needs to be done': Young 'Mock COP' delegates deliver climate vision

'We know what needs to be done': Young 'Mock COP' delegates deliver climate vision

With UN climate talks delayed a year, young activists push a new human right to a healthy environment - and other shifts

Greta's Not the Only One: 7 Other Young Climate Activists to Know By Name

Greta's Not the Only One: 7 Other Young Climate Activists to Know By Name

It's been said that girls run the world. Now they're saving it, too. Here are the young climate activists to follow for the latest on environmental activism.

Meet the young activists of color who are leading the charge against climate disaster

Meet the young activists of color who are leading the charge against climate disaster

These US-based activists know firsthand the impact racism, poverty, and colonialism have had on the planet.

Young leaders tapped to invigorate UN’s climate action plans, hold leaders to account

Young leaders tapped to invigorate UN’s climate action plans, hold leaders to account

Seven young climate activists to take formal seat at UN table in Secretary-General’s new Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change   NEW YORK, 27 July — The United Nations Secretary-General ...

19 Youth Climate Activists of Color Who Are Fighting To Protect The Earth

19 Youth Climate Activists of Color Who Are Fighting To Protect The Earth

Meet the Black and brown teens fighting to protect their lands from industrial, military, and colonialist actions that have caused climate change.

Africa: Climate-Change Protesters Poised to Kick Off Global Wave of Street Marches

Africa: Climate-Change Protesters Poised to Kick Off Global Wave of Street Marches

New York - As world leaders begin arriving for a summit at the United Nations on accelerating action to address climate threats, adults are planning to join students in an unprecedented ...

My name is not Greta Thunberg: Why diverse voices matter in the climate movement

My name is not Greta Thunberg: Why diverse voices matter in the climate movement

Xiye Bastida, an 18-year-old Mexican-Indigenous climate justice activist based in New York City, pushes back on click-bait and lazy journalism around coverage of the climate movement. ...

Across America, Activists Work at the Confluence of LGBTQ Rights and Climate Justice

Across America, Activists Work at the Confluence of LGBTQ Rights and Climate Justice

Many Pride celebrations took place virtually with the world constrained by the Covid-19 pandemic, but the mostly empty streets masked an activist fervor.

Why indigenous land rights are key to slowing climate change

Why indigenous land rights are key to slowing climate change

Forest regions managed by Colombia's Indigenous and Afro-descent populations have more biodiversity

UN Report Says Indigenous Sovereignty Could Save the Planet

UN Report Says Indigenous Sovereignty Could Save the Planet

Earth’s resources are most protected in areas that enjoy some autonomy from global forces, the report says.

‘A planet full of ifs’: Young people express climate angst

‘A planet full of ifs’: Young people express climate angst

NEW YORK (AP) — Around climate-change protests, tears linger. Youthful activists cite all-too depressing science and develop angst. They grieve for a future they worry they'll never...