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University of Maryland students - Connect4Climate

Publié 21 août 2013 no picture Connect4Climate

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The University of Maryland Students Connect4Climate is an ongoing connection project between UMD students and The World Bank about climate change. The event has taken place at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC, and Dr. Sibilski, the professor of the university's contemporary social problems class took several students to the event to encourage young people to connect for climate change. After the event, the whole sociology class which consists of 50 students ass...


Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez is a 13 year old environmental activist from Boulder, Colorado in the USA. He was in New York this week for the UN General Assembly side events and Voices of Youth had the opportunity to speak to this remarkable young man. Part One VOY: How are you involved in civic and social activism? I’ve been involved in activism since I was 6 years old when I did my first public speaking engagement, and since then I’ve been working in my community with...


This is part 2 of an interview with environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez. Read part 1 here. And what are some of the things that the branches of Earth Guardians do? One of the big things is education and inspiring other young people to create young leaders in their communities, so that you have a place to go to when you want to make a difference in your community. It really depends on where you are on the globe. Our group in Africa, they have about 50 kids t...


Change Your Environmental Impact

Publié 31 octobre 2013 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT Climate change has been a major subject all over the world. Currently, average temperature and weather conditions have been showing signs of changes due to natural and anthropogenic activities such as the burning of fossil fuels, volcanic eruption, and earthquakes among others. Whenever these events occur they release gasses such as carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, methane gas, sulphur oxides among others into the atmosphere whic...


4 Ways to Focus on the Environment, But How Can We Do It?

Publié 17 novembre 2013 no picture Achmad

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Global warming is a booming issue that happens because of the change of climate. Climate change is not a specific problem such as desertification, forest fire, or illegal logging but it is general problem confronted by all countries in the world. The United Nations agency focusing on climate change is the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. They have drafted strategies to tackle this issue by holding key steps including the Kyoto Protocol, Bali Road Map, Cancun...


Don’t Blame Women For the Climate Change

Publié 17 novembre 2013 no picture Achmad

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I just strangely wonder - struck for a while since reading some information about gender and climate change. The first confusing information I have read is the correlation between gender and climate change. In fact, women contribute to climate change. So, should we blame my mother when the climate is changing? Let’s check below for some references! We know that the effects of climate change will vary among regions. It means each country changes greenhouse emissions with diffe...


Our complex phenomenon, what are we going to do?

Publié 20 novembre 2013 no picture Abosede Taiwo

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Climate change is the biggest environmental and humanitarian hazard/crises of our time. We need to take collective actions to ensure the adoption of cleaner energy sources at home and abroad. Climate change is affecting our economy, health and communities in different ways. If actions are not taken, the result can be disastrous to life and the environment as a whole. Carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants are collecting in the atmosphere on a daily basis, forming a th...


Hunger: the new phase of climate change in Africa

Publié 22 novembre 2013 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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Climate change is transforming the planet’s ecosystems and threatening the well-being of current and future generations, increasing the rate of food shortage as a result of droughts, water shortage, and high temperatures globally. Ever since the first climate talks in Geneva in 1979, there have been a series of climate talks, yet no profound solutions has been attained. This has driven world leaders and scientist into postulating false solutions to climate change which is rapid...


Remembering Nelson Mandela and His Fight for Climate Justice

Publié 13 décembre 2013 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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Remembering Nelson Mandela and His Fight for Climate Justice By Brentin Mock Tue. December 10, 2013. Nelson Mandela, who died last week, is best known for his fight against South African apartheid. But his long walk to freedom also included steps toward solving this mammoth problem called climate change. He envisioned a world where all people are able to live a fully dignified life, with clean air to breathe and clean water to drink—and where poor countries are not left with the repercussions...


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