he mission of the National High School Climate Forum (NHSCF) is to foster an exchange of ideas between student environmental leaders across the country, while also educating these students about climate change. The NHSCF accomplishes its mission through speaker events, monthly newsletters, discussion sessions, and our annual Youth Summit in May.
Voiz is a sustainability venture founded in 2020 by Yvonne Espinosa, Diego Espinosa, and Victoria Trujillo Onodera, which pushes for young people to be heard by businesses and for more progressive corporate sustainability. Voiz was built on the knowledge that if we want a sustainable planet, young people cannot be asked to wait their turn, they need to take a seat at the table today.
BAYLI, the Bay Area Youth Lobbying Initiative, aims to galvanise students into getting involved in democracy by bridging the divide between activists and elected officials and by creating long-term change in the climate and environmental policies that will affect our generation.
The Taiwan Youth Climate Coalition was inspired by Greta Thunberg’s school strike for climate, but takes a different approach to climate advocacy The coalition focusses on bringing climate education into Taiwanese classrooms, rather than promoting strikes outside of school In this article, Yan-Ning Kuo, a member of the coalition, discusses their aims and some of the challenges they face
Heard of Change Agents UK? Read on to hear about their work! Their four aims are to provide: 1) learning opportunities for climate change, 2) supported, real world experience, 3) working in partnerships, 4) reaching new audiences. Take a look at their website and follow them on socials!
The World’s Youth for Climate Justice (WYCJ) is a campaign founded by the Pacific Island Students Fighting Climate Change. They aims to get human rights formally recognized in climate policy and international law. In this article, Helen, a member of WYCJ, discusses her experience working within the campaign.
Food@COP is a youth collective aiming to ensure that the catering at COP events is environmentally friendly and supports the UNFCCC’s own aims. Since its fruition, Food@COP has grown into a coalition of over 200 organisations, individuals, institutions, and networks.Food@COP aims to organise more virtual dialogues with more voices from within our food systems; from farmers, Indigenous peoples, and frontline communities impacted by animal agriculture to businesses and research institutions in the field.
This Peruvian Climate Project was founded by environmental engineers in 2018. CICS offers the local communities innovative solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation, while respecting traditions and the cultural heritage of the communities. They have also recently launched Habla Clima, a platform for dialogue about climate change and sustainability.
Food Saving Lund is an organisation run by a group of people fighting against food waste by doing regular food pick-ups in & around Lund, redistributing food to food banks.