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Download Global Climate Ambassadors at IPCC 2014 Report

Dear All,

Right now, three Climate Ambassadors aged 12 and 13 years take the stage in front of the UN climate panel (IPCC) and international delegates at the Copenhagen City Hall, to deliver a speech on the need for climate action now! The speech was written in a collaborative process between 106 children from Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana, India, Sweden and Belgium. Following the speech the Global Climate Ambassadors will publish their report on how children and young people can be engaged in sustainable development.

My Huffington Post Article on Climate Change

The post is part of a month-long series produced by The Huffington Post in conjunction with a variety of events being held in September recognizing the threats posed by climate change. Those events include the UN's Climate Summit 2014 (that was held Sept. 23, 2014, at UN headquarters in New York) and Climate Week NYC (Sept. 22-28, 2014, throughout New York City).

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/usman-muhammad/youth-climate-action-in-t_b...

Thank you.

Usman RCE-Kano

Enroll in Climate Change Science and Negotiations Online Course

Dear Colleagues,

You may wish to enroll in "Climate Change Science and Negotiations" the program is a two-semester course, with the first semester launching in fall 2014. During the first semester, you will learn about these solutions, and how they can be applied in different national contexts, based on the results from the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP), a global initiative to show how countries can transition to a low carbon economy by 2050, and how the world can stay within the 2°C limit.

 

3rd Americas Regional Conference

The RCEs of the Americas network of Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs) held their 3rd RCE Conference in Autlan de Nevarro, Jalisco, Mexico on 29–30 July 2014. Following the conference RCEs of the Americas stated their commitment to implementing strategic actions that build a continental learning space beyond the Decade on ESD and into the new era of the Global Action Programme on ESD.

2014 International Youth Day: Youth and Mental Health

2014 International Youth Day: Youth and Mental Health

On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day.

The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is "Youth and Mental Health."

For more information follow http://www.un.org/en/events/youthday/

Usman

RCE Kano

11 ways young people have revolutionized the climate debate

'Young people are often the most passionate voices on climate change, and with reason – as the planet warms over the coming century, it is the future of the youngest at stake. As such, it is often youth that are the loudest and the most ambitious in calling for action, proving to be anything from serious combatants to potential allies to the politicians in charge. But do their pickets and their pleas actually achieve anything?' Check out the link below: http://www.rtcc.org/2014/08/11/11-ways-young-people-have-revolutionized-... Best Regards, HAMISI MKUZI for RCE-Greater Pwani

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