Climate change is an undeniably dangerous aspect of our present and future. This shift in global weather patterns – mostly caused by human activity – is taking place rapidly. Although the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in lockdowns and economic slowdown, these factors did not decrease the expediting negative impacts of climate change, according to a report …

Barriers for women to succeed in Climate Action Read More »

Climate change is an undeniably dangerous aspect of our present and future. This shift in global weather patterns – mostly caused by human activity – is taking place rapidly. Although the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in lockdowns and economic slowdown, these factors did not decrease the expediting negative impacts of climate change, according to a report …

Barriers for women to succeed in Climate Action Read More »

Environmental scientists were given the chance to challenge delegates from the 23rd Ship of the world Youth Programme about the importance of climate change and its effects on Pacific countries. Dr Russell Howorth, Director of SPC Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC), issued the challenge to the more than 40 international youth delegates who attended a presentation …

Fiji: Youths challenged on Climate Change Read More »

A group of Kenyan teenagers in the slums of Nairobi created this hip hop video about bicycling and climate change: Okay, so the rhymes might not score anyone a recording contract, but that hook is pretty nice. And, more importantly, the kids just won the “1 minute to save the world” video contest. One member …

Video: Hip Hop and Bicycles in Kenyan Slums Read More »

A recent trip to Canada to observe the real life effects of climate change had a life-changing impact on Grant Duthie, a 17-year-old from the Gold Coast of Australia. With nothing but the cold wind running around me, I had plenty of time to reflect on the greatest moral challenge of our time: climate change. …

Correspondence: I’m ready to fight climate change. Are you? Read More »

Fresh from training with former US vice-president Al Gore at the Asia Pacific Summit in Indonesia, Sean O’Rourke, a 26-year-old from Melbourne, Australia, urges action on climate change. Selected from hundreds of applicants to be trained by former US Vice President Al Gore at The Climate Project – Australia Asia Pacific Summit (A-P Summit) in Jakarta, …

Correspondence: Climate change evidence is unequivocal Read More »

Fresh from training with former US vice-president Al Gore at the Asia Pacific Summit in Indonesia, Sean O’Rourke, a 26-year-old from Melbourne, Australia, urges action on climate change. Selected from hundreds of applicants to be trained by former US Vice President Al Gore at The Climate Project – Australia Asia Pacific Summit (A-P Summit) in Jakarta, …

"Climate change evidence is unequivocal" Read More »

Wind farms have minimal visible impact and generate alternative energy essential to combating climate change. Yet opponents across Australia are lobbying hard to prevent planning permission being given to them, reports Sean O’Rourke, a 26-year-old from Melbourne. A recent announcement by the Australian federal government of a commitment to a price on carbon is certainly great …

Correspondence: Climate change action requires policy consistency Read More »