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If You Only Read One Article About Climate, Make Sure It’s This One

Every single day there are countless articles, reports and speeches being given on the climate crisis. Keeping up to date with climate policy developments, the latest scientific news and the overarching global conversation can be challenging at the best of times. The times we find ourselves in now, of course,…

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How Four Months Changed Everything – From Conference to Field Hospital

The coronavirus has swept across the globe over the past 3 months, with infections now confirmed in 184 out of 197 countries. However, I had found it difficult to visualise the true scale of the crisis before I saw the above image of the IFEMA conference center in Madrid. Just…

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A Picture That Tells a Story of a Thousand Wrongs

Originally written on the 26th of January A few weeks ago, the Associated Press posted an article about young climate activists attending Davos. A group photo of four young people was featured at the top of the article. The four young activists – Greta Thunberg, Isabelle Axellson, Luisa Neubauer and…

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Final Thoughts on COP25

Last month, I moved through the same halls of power that world leaders are accustomed to walking through. I brushed shoulders with the likes of Frans Timmermans and Pedro Sanchez and I witnessed more free alcohol being handed out than anywhere else previously in my life. As a 17 year…

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My Speech from the UNICEF Event @ COP25

Here is the speech that I gave the UNICEF ‘We Dare!’ high level event which was held during the COP25 in Madrid.  The event was being used to launch a declaration on Children, Youth and Climate Action, specifically focused on the rights of the child to a livable planet.  Michelle…

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