Category: YOUNGO

GET REAL! Climate Change x Food Production x LCOY

Changes in the world’s climate has, and will continue to bring major shifts in food production. This includes the rise in temperature, increase in rainfall and coastal flooding that reduces the amount of land available for agriculture. In a nutshell, food crops and as it follows, food security, are sensitive to climate change. After a…

We’re in Bangkok for SB48-2!

MYD is currently tracking the negotiations on the Paris Agreement Work Programme United Nations Conference Center in BangkokPic: UNFCCC UNFCCC climate negotiations resumed today in Bangkok, kicking off with opening plenaries for SBSTA 48-2, SBI 48-2 and APA 1-6. But why are we in Bangkok? In a typical year, intersessional negotiations are held in Bonn…

MYD Speak at COP23

Below are some compilation of youth speak during COP23. Xiandi and Mike delivered interventions on behalf of YOUNGO, the UNFCCC youth constituency. Xiandi delivered her intervention at the opening of APA 1-4, while Mike delivered his intervention at the closing of the COP. . Syaqil and Jasmin was interviewed by Climate Tracker, an NGO and research…

People of COP

As a part of our “homework”, I have approached a couple of people I’ve met at COP and ask them a few questions. Find out more about these amazing people from different parts of the world working towards a better, more sustainable future.   Global South: Raisa Bashar, North South University, Bangladesh Harlino Nandha Prayudha, IAAS…

Youths of COP: Joanna Read

Youths of COP: A brief Q&A with people met at COP23. Q: Please tell me about yourself. A: I studied Geography at university, and absolutely loved it, and there learned about the scientific facts of climate change and how humans are causing this sudden spike (as well as looking at climate trends over hundreds of…

Humans of COP: Cuifen Pui

Humans of COP: A brief Q&A with people met at COP23. Q: Please tell me about yourself. A: Hello! My name is Cuifen. I have been an environmental scientist with DHI, a global environmental not-for-profit for the last 15 years. In my day job with DHI, I help leaders make better decisions that they can…

Youths of COP: Muhammad Ibrahim

Youths of COP: A brief Q&A with people met at COP23. Q: Please tell me about yourself. A: I am Muhammad Ibrahim and I come from Egypt. I am now a fifth-year dental student at Mansoura University. I am so passionate about environmental, climate change and sustainable development issues and sharing new ideas and experiences.…

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