The 10/18 issue of TFK is a special report on the state of the planet. Every article is focused on people fighting for Earth's future—from teen activists at the first-ever U.N. Youth Climate Summit to a group that's removing plastic from our oceans. ⚡️
During the UN youth climate summit, I demand for climate action through world leader. Africa is the most vulnerable and we need our leaders to take the lead on climate action as climate change is leading to conflict and the violation of our human rights.
In this week's TFK cover story, we report from the first-ever U.N. Youth Climate Summit, where Greta Thunberg, Bruno Rodriguez, and hundreds of other activists gathered together to discuss climate change and demand action.
@yaredpapa , our a @YALIRLCEAumnus & Youth Climate Leader, represented Ethiopian youth at the G @UN & spoke at the Youth Climate Action Summit. He shared Ethiopia’s experience in planting 4 billion trees & called all countries to make similar effort to combat climate change.
"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood...people are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing," says youth climate change activist Greta Thunberg to world leaders at the UN climate change summit. READ:
@GretaThunberg has arrived in NYC for next month's UN #ClimateAction Summit! She will join @antonioguterres and leaders & youth activists from around the world to address the climate crisis - a race we can, and must, win.
Young people have been at the forefront of demanding that world leaders address the climate crisis, says @antonioguterres . More from the Secretary-General on the importance of Saturday's Youth#ClimateAction Summit:
’50% of my country was wiped out in one night. People haven’t acted yet.’ — This Tongan Olympian called out the hypocrisy in how the world reacts to climate disasters while speaking at the UN Youth Climate Summit