The online alternative to the postponed global climate summit is demanding more action from world leaders on the climate crisis. More than 300 young delegates from 150 countries will take two weeks to wrangle a global treaty that countries could then adopt.
The travel industry was sideswiped by COVID-19, and one young Toronto-based sustainability expert sees that as an opportunity to make it greener. But airline emission cuts will have to be part of the rebuild, environmentalists say.
The 15 young Canadians seeking to hold the federal government to account for climate action failings will not get the chance to do so in a courtroom, a federal justice said on Tuesday.
A European Union-funded project is asking young Canadians to join an online policy development challenge to fix problems related to racism, health, climate change, gender equality and education.
Lawyers for 15 young Canadians suing the federal government over its role in exacerbating the harms of climate change will this week fight Ottawa’s effort to have the case thrown out.
Young people want to see a green rebuilding and universal basic income included in the roadmap the Liberal government will lay out on Wednesday for how the country can recover from COVID-19.
Many of Ontario’s growing number of new COVID-19 cases are in the Greater Toronto Area and some have already shown up in schools, while parents and teachers worry about minimally spaced classrooms and buses exacerbating a potential second wave.
Pivot 2020 is a youth mission to find out how cities can be improved in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the group is hiring 1,200 young people and training them to research and analyse the concerns of their peers.
In the second instalment of this series on Toronto’s climate action protest movement, a Colombian expat goes from never attending a climate strike to helping plan for the first global street event of the COVID-19 era.
A Toronto area project to engage youth in climate action is upping its game with a new accelerator program to help develop the solid ideas of young people into green businesses and social enterprises.