Young environmental activists continue to mount pressure on world leaders, policymakers, and other decision-makers to commit to environmental and development targets – and, more importantly, to honour those commitments.
On the 25th March 2022 Rise up Movement was not the only one holding placards, we were joined by over 600 students, teachers, parents and some community members. This sentiment was repeated in the thousands of Climate Strikes held around the world.
The RE4C Coalition coordinated by 350 Ghana Reducing Our Carbon (350 G-ROC) has petitioned the Ministry of Energy, calling on the ministry to show true climate leadership. The petition was submitted to the ministry on 31st March, 2022.
Madagascar, a low carbon emitter that is fighting to bring its population out of chronic underdevelopment, now finds itself a victim of climate change and the socio-economic crisis resulting from the pandemic.
On 10th February , Total Energies, the French oil giant, will present its results for 2021. Commentators point out that it is bound for record profits. But how dystopian is it to celebrate, when the company is on its way to pursue the world’s most scandalous, neocolonial investment of East African Crude Oil Pipeline ?
In collaboration with the Ministry of Energy, Ghana Alliance for Clean cookstoves (GHACCO) and CIWED-Ghana [who are members of ACCESS Coalition], the Strategic Youth Network for Development (SYND), a climate Change advocate is currently engaging community people in the Ashanti, Northern, Central and Greater Accra regions on clean cooking stoves.
The Executive Coordinator of Strategic Youth Network for Development (SYND), Chibeze Ezekiel, has advised young people to be proactive and form alliances for effective and inclusive environmental governance.