GUEST FEATURE: My experience as a young negotiator for Nigeria

by Chinwe Oluwatoyin Adindu This is a guest feature by Chinwe Oluwatoyin Adindu, a young negotiator from the Climate Youth Negotiators Programme under the Youth Negotiators Academy. Chinwe (left) with colleagues at the SB58 Plenary session in Bonn, 2023 Introduction How do you explain trying to catch up defending environmental injustice in a world where...

Precision Fermentation And The Role It Could Play in Reducing Carbon Emissions

Precision fermentation combines molecular biology with the brewing industry to produce essential ingredients such as proteins, fats and medicines. It offers the chance to make ingredients with substantially less environmental footprint, even upcycling waste materials. Scaling precision fermentation processes is notoriously difficult and hampered by high infrastructure costs.

Our Children’s Trust: Protecting Youth’s Right To A Safe Climate

Our Children’s Trust is a US non-profit law firm that helps youth to fight for their right to a safe climate.They often use the Public Trust Doctrine which states that governments need to manage natural resources in the public’s best interest. They achieved two major victories in Florida and Massassachussetts.

Oceans And Their Threats

Marine ecosystems and habitats are at the precipice of severe loss of life as we know it. Human intervention has enabled irreversible damage, which comes back to our standards of living. Indigenous communities are at the forefront of the consequences, and need safeguarding now more than ever.

What Is The EACOP?

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is a 1,443 km heated and buried pipeline that will export oil from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga port in Tanzania. The EACOP will cost an estimated $3.5 billion to construct The construction of the pipeline has been controversial owing to environmental and social impacts, as well as concerns about the negative effects of fossil fuel use.