Climate & The Environment

Here’s what we could find on the subject.
Young People in Kiribati combating the climate crisis

How Young People Tackle the Climate Crisis Threatening their Pacific Island

Kiribati is one of the least developed countries in the Pacific with few natural resources, limited governance, institutional capacity, and infrastructure. Humanitarian crises are prevalent here, and the occurrence of extreme weather events is likely to increase due to the climate crisis as the sea levels rise and regularly flood coastal homes.

Preparedness is key for the local communities. IPPF’s Member Association, the Kiribati Family Health Association (KFHA) has created a Humanitarian Youth Club. They meet regularly to plan rapid responses for their communities during a disaster.

Is the Climate Change Movement Too White? By Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

Is the Climate Movement too White?

I believe it is important to highlight the work of black and brown girls in the climate change movement. They have to endure multiple forms of discrimination in society. But intersectionality is not as simple as suddenly featuring more minorities in the media so that the aesthetics do not look so bad. It’s about listening to activists’ concerns and giving diverse voices the opportunity to lead as well. This counts for all movements. Intersectionality is essential if we want a cause to be effective.

Black Girl Magic: 4 Activists You Should Know by Khayriyyah MuhammadSmith for Girls' Globe

Black Girl Magic: 4 Activists You Should Know

As Black History Month comes to a close, I want to acknowledge a few of the amazing black girls and young women making an impact in the world right now.

Why is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 important?

Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development is taking place 25 years after the first conference was held in Cairo in 1994. The Summit gathers civil society, youth activists, UN leaders, ministers and heads of state in the Kenyan capital this week. There are very many aspects as to why this Summit comes at a critical time. We asked grassroots advocates: “why is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 important to you?” Here’s what they said…

Organic Tampons - Everything You Need to Know Girls' Globe Menstruation Climate and the Environment

Everything You Need to Know about Organic Tampons

It isn’t easy to find information on how organic tampons are different, how they should be used and disposed of, or how they impact the environment. I have created a guide to help you make a more informed decision about your menstrual health.

The Amazon is Being Burned in a Climate Crisis we Can’t Ignore

This is a life-threatening international emergency which lacks media coverage. It’s a climate crisis provoked by the ignorance and ambition of human activity. We continue to exploit earth even as we witness more and more natural disasters caused by climate change.

It’s Time to Recognize Women Farmers in India

Farmer. I don’t know about you, but when I hear that word, I think of a man. Or, at least I used to think of a man. Before I went to India, that is. In India, 80% of all rural female workers are in agriculture but

Urban Farming: Regeneration in our Cities

Grey. Angular. The low buzz of foot traffic, rubber-on-tar traffic, shoulders pushing against shoulders traffic. Did you see his face when he tried to smile at your across the street? Did you breathe in the blossoming jasmine that crept toward you at the bus stop?

The Deadly Power of a Cookstove

2016—the year of a vociferous political climate, monumental policy changes, and finally the year of a forceful push toward gender equality. As an 18-year-old college freshman, I have recognized for years the existing gender gap, but I did not realize that something as simple as

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