Young people are no longer sitting on the sidelines - they are taking charge of their futures, starting with raising their voices on the global climate crisis, taking matters into their own hands and generating solutions. They will be convening in NYC for the historic UN Youth Climate Summit on September 21.
Lil Dicky and a whole bunch of artists and celebrities collaborated to release "Earth", where proceeds will go toward support a number of environmental organizations. Watch the video and share with your networks! #WeLoveTheEarth
Following the #SchoolClimateStrike that took place earlier this March, students and climate activists are more energized to address #ClimateChange. Read more about one young woman who is leading the charge with the #ThisisZeroHour NYC Branch.
Recycled Island Foundation is taking on waste pollution in our waters and transforming city landscapes like never before. Read more about their innovative way of recycling and repurposing plastic to beautify Rotterdam and cities outside of the Netherlands.
We are facing a climate emergency, but many individuals and parties, such as 350.org, Sunrise Movement, and Our Children's Trust, are taking action. On Thursday, climate and environmental activists and advocates convened at the New York Society for Ethical Culture to discuss tactics being used today to fight for climate justice. Read more about this event in my blog post.
Happy New Year to all and thanks for your patience while I took a break from sharing these amazing stories during #ShoutOutSundays. I am back with another inspirational individual from Cameroon who took plastic waste and turned it into something that their community could use; read on to find out more.
The #HumanImpactsInstitute hosted an event to discuss how people from different sectors are taking #climateaction and dealing with conservative forces in the government and media. I have captured some of my main takeaways on how to tackle #climatechange in the face of adversity in three ways.