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  1. Don't be afraid to be the change, fearless youngsters tell UN Youth Summit

    - UN News

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    Young entrepreneurs have been swapping inspiring stories at a UN-partnered youth summit on Thursday about how they’ve driven positive change for their communities and the environment – and how everyone can do the same. 

  2. Youth embody ‘spirit’ of 21st century more than parents, new survey shows

    - UN News

    Even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and other global challenges, children and youth are nearly 50 per cent more likely than older people to believe that the world is becoming a better place, according to the results of a landmark intergenerational poll published on Thursday. 

  3. Double Solution to Ongoing Food and Climate Crises

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Nov 17 (IPS) - For the last ten years, Angeline Wanjira’s food stall at Kirigiti Market in Kiambu County has featured the same foods, cabbages, potatoes and carrots, keeping with the community’s most preferred food types.

  4. Politicians Subsidise Fossil Fuel with Six Trillion Dollars in Just One Year

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Nov 16 (IPS) - It sounds incredible: while politicians have been cackling about the climate emergency and profiling in empty promises to halt it, they have spent six trillion US dollars from taxpayers' money to subsidise fossil fuels in just one year: 2020. And they are set to increase the figure to nearly seven trillion by 2025.

  5. What Governments Should Learn from The Climate Activists

    - Inter Press Service

    Nov 15 (IPS) - Shantha Rau Barriga is the disability rights director and the lead on Strategy Development at Human Rights Watch“Nothing about us without us” – that was the call from the indigenous rights advocate Ghazali Ohorella from the Alifuru people in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia during a panel at the climate summit in Glasgow.

  6. Glasgow Summit Ends Amidst Climate of Disappointment

    - Inter Press Service

    GLASGOW, Nov 14 (IPS) - Developing countries will surely remember the Glasgow climate summit, the most important since 2015, as a fiasco that left them as an afterthought.

  7. COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief

    - UN News

    After extending the COP26 climate negotiations an extra day, nearly 200 countries in Glasgow, Scotland, adopted on Saturday an outcome document that, according to the UN Secretary-General, reflects the interests, the contradictions, and the state of political will in the world today.

  8. Climate action can deliver a sustainable future for all: UN deputy chief

    - UN News

    Climate action can be the driver for a green and equitable future for all, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said at the TED Countdown Summit, urging people everywhere to demand that leaders deliver on their promise to limit global warming. 

  9. As COP26 deadline slips, negotiators to keep working to agree crucial climate deal

    - UN News

    COP26, the UN climate summit in Glasgow, is running into overtime, as leaders and negotiators will keep working to reach a deal that could spare the world from catastrophic global warming.

  10. Biofuels, the World's Energy Past and Future

    - Inter Press Service

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 11 (IPS) - The number of victims of serious burns, some fatal, has increased in Brazil. Without money to buy cooking gas, the price of which rose 30 percent this year, many poor families resort to ethanol and people are injured in household accidents.

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