Jun 252015
Is 2 degrees too much? Take it down a notch

Written by: Dizzanne Billy The battle against climate change effects have entered a new era as the seven most industrialised countries in the world  (G7) – United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, and Canada –  met in Germany and affirmed their intention to move toward a global model of development and operations which is Read more

Jun 082015
The time to commit was yesterday. Act now!

“The more we delay action, the harder it gets” – Nicholas Hern, Act 2015 The United Nations´ (UN) Bonn Climate Change Conference – June 2015 are meant to pave the way ahead of the major COP21 UN Climate Negotiations in Paris in December 2015. While these negotiations, meant to configure a historic international agreement on Read more

Oct 262014
Focusing on Youth Leadership and Activism

The 2014 Youth Forum on Climate Change is focusing on youth leadership and activism. Over the past three years, we emphasized awareness and knowledge share, engaging with about 300 youth annually. In the next three years, beginning in 2014, we are working on developing leadership in the climate change challenge and nurturing advocates for planet Read more

Jun 262014
Appreciating the Natural Environment

As I grow older, I’m appreciating the natural environment of our earth even more. As I travel to school on mornings, I’m always amazed at the beauty of the lush mountains and the flamboyant pout trees dotting the hills, in all their majestic colours of brilliant pink and yellow. On rainy days, the mountains, drenched Read more

Apr 052014
Climate concerns sadly familiar

by Jacob Kearey-Moreland With the fifth and latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report officially released, I feel obligated as a young person to take a moment and reflect on the implications for my peers — and me — in the coming century. Like many youth I am deeply saddened, depressed and frustrated with Read more

Apr 032014
What does the latest IPCC report mean for human health?

The Global Climate and Health Alliance has developed this briefing report, film and series of infographics to explain the health implications of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Working Group II report. They summarise some of the IPCC’s key findings, discuss their implications for health, and provide recommendations on the way forward. Climate change could Read more

Apr 032014
Students seek to leave their own mark on the world

While climate change is generally associated with a negative connotation, the youth of America are binding together to create a different type of climate change — a change of restoration. “We live in an era of man-made climate change. Investments in better preparation can pay dividends both for the present and the future.” These are Read more

Dec 202013
Climate Change, Food Sustainability and Policy

Climate Change, Food Sustainability and Policy Presentation  by Diana Francis at the 3rd Trinidad and Tobago Youth Forum on Climate Change, 7th December, 2013 Diana Francis is a Specialist at the Centre for Strategic Analysis of Agriculture, Inter-American Institute of Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Caribbean Region

Dec 202013
Water For Life - Presentation by Lynn Patterson of RBC

Presentation during the Feature Address on RBC’s Global Blue Water Project by Lynn Patterson at the 3rd Trinidad and Tobago Youth Forum on Climate Change, 7th December, 2013 Lynn Patterson is Director Corporate Responsibility, RBC Royal Bank of Canada [gview file=”http://youthforumonclimatechange.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Water-For-Life2.pdf”]

Dec 162013
Forum Declaration 2013

Youth Forum on Climate Change Declaration 2013 WE, the delegates of the Third Youth Climate Change Forum held in Port of Spain Trinidad and assembled at the Capital Plaza Hotel this 7th day of December 2013; REPRESENTING the youth of Trinidad and Tobago; CONCERNED about Trinidad and Tobago’s ability in the face of global climate Read more

Forum Programme

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Dec 042013
Forum Programme

Here’s what’s happening at the Forum on Saturday 7th December, 2013 You can also check in on what’s happening at the Forum via the live stream. See the bottom of this page for more info. The video stream will be accompanied by live chat so feel free to participate. Streaming is made possible through the kind courtesy Read more