Jun 262014
 
Sea monsters: separating fact from fiction

By Jo-Anne Nina Sewlal The sea has been a source of intrigue for centuries for those who sail in its waters. I am sure that many readers have peered into the dark waters of the ocean and wondered what’s down there. It is this wonder that has fueled the stories of sea monsters for millennia. 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 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

Nov 252013
 
Registration Has Closed

  We’re sorry, but registration for the Youth Forum on Climate Change 2013 has closed. The response to pre-registration has been overwhelming. We are now oversubscribed so we had to close registration. Thanks for your amazing support and encouragement. If you registered, looking forward to seeing you at Capital Plaza, Port of Spain on Saturday Read more

Be part of it

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Nov 122013
 
Be part of it

The 2013 Youth Forum themed ‘Impact on Livelihoods: Water & Food Security’ will have its focus on agriculture and water resources, two major sectors that are already adversely impacted by climatic changes. The objectives of this year’s Youth Forum are: Knowledge Sharing on Impact of Climate Change on Food Sustainability & Access to Water Modify Read more