Young climate activists want the media to do a better job explaining the causes and consequences of climate change to students, and to listen to them even when they are not skipping school to demand climate action.
Almost 400 young people who met earlier this month in Milan have released a 44-page manifesto with a list of climate action demands and an insistence on being heard a week ahead of COP26.
Doug Ford’s speech on Monday to mark the start of a new legislative session in Ontario touched on economic growth but did not mention education, child care or climate change.
The Ontario government is inviting high school students to share their thoughts on climate change and the environment via a new youth council.
The 20 contributors to “Our Climate, Our Stories” speak of loss and hope as young Black and Indigenous people and other people of colour dealing with the climate emergency.