Content tagged with Climate Change

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ShowYourBudgets Tracks the World's Carbon Budget and Offers Visual Tools for Climate Action

Our "global carbon budget" is the estimate of how much CO2 humanity can release into the atmosphere and still be able to keep global warming under safe levels. A new website has turned that budget into a set of clear and comprehensible graphs that can be shared, distributed and used as a persuasive tool for political action - making it as easy as possible for the general public and the media to hold their governments to account. Read on

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"Read, get informed and have empathy!" - Interview with Argentinian Activist Jennifer Villarroel

Land, water and air pollution, floods, deforestation and droughts. Where Jennifer Villarroel comes from in Argentina, these are all issues that she has witnessed first hand ever since she was a child. And they're a big reason why now she's calling upon the government - and the global community - to wake up and take action to protect our planet. We talk to her to find out more. Read on

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"The climate movement isn't about individuals, it's about unity." - Interview With Senegalese Activist Maureen Damen

What's it like to be a Fridays for Future activist in a country where striking for the climate isn't really "a thing"? In this interview we talk to 16-year-old climate activist Maureen Damen about her experiences as an environmental activist and diversity advocate, and the optimism she feels about people coming together to fight for a common goal. Read on

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"It’s not about fighting for our future anymore, it’s about fighting for today." - Interview With Filipino Activist Mitzi Tan

The Philippines is one of the toughest countries to live in if you're an environmental activist. But that's not stopping the country's young people, who are demonstrating both on the streets and online and calling for immediate global action on climate change. Read on

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The En-ROADS Simulator Lets You Test Out Your Own Solutions to the Climate Crisis

In a time of crisis and uncertainty, scientific data and prediction models can offer a solid, reliable basis when making plans for a more sustainable future. En-ROADS provides exactly that - an accessible, interactive climate solutions simulation tool that anyone can use to explore possible different pathways to a low-carbon future. Read on