Youth driving climate ambition

Ernest Gibson
Ernest Gibson (far right)

By Ernest Gibson

For the first time since the pandemic took hold in March 2020, more than 350 young people from all regions of the world convened in a single space. The Youth4Climate event, hosted in Milano, Italy was an opportunity for young people to underscore demands for climate action and present these to world leaders, ahead of COP 26 in Glasgow.

The demands that were discussed and agreed upon were for scaled up action in enhanced non-state actor engagement, ensuring a just and sustainable recovery for all, building a climate conscious society, and ensuring that youth and youth networks are supported in diving climate ambition.

For many participants at the Y4C . . .

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