February 25, 2021
This is the first blog by, drum roll please, Teach the Future Wales! Today we are introducing the campaign that our volunteers have been working on tirelessly over the last few months to set up. We have created our 4 asks that we have for the Welsh Government!
February 24, 2021
‘The Climate Hot Seat’ has been organised by young people aged 13-32 representing seven youth organisations in Scotland. The event is specifically for young people to hold Scotland’s party leaders accountable for their climate action and to give other young people valuable information in advance of casting their vote. In the invitation to party leaders, the group said:
February 23, 2021
I am delighted to have been appointed by the UK COP26 Presidency to be the UK Youth Representative on the Government of Italy's Youth4Climate Advisory Committee. I will help support the planning for the Youth4Climate2021: Driving Ambition event, which is being held in Milan from the 28th – 30th September 2021.
February 21, 2021
You may have heard the term “Climate Justice” being thrown around before in many scenarios. You may have even heard the phrase “Climate Justice = Social Justice”, but what does “Climate Justice” really mean anyway?
February 11, 2021
We often broadcast all things positive about our campaign, which is great, and it’s amazing that there are lots of good updates, and that we’re making so much progress! However, it’s important to also talk about the challenges we face, so that people can better understand our campaign.
February 4, 2021
In the lead up to the UN COP26 Climate Conference being hosted in Glasgow, the Teach the Future Scotland team has partnered with a newly-emerging teachers collection, called Sustainability Partnerships. They are working together to host a series of eight climate hustings across every electoral region in the Scottish Parliament, with the aim of providing an open forum for young people to constructively engage with elected representatives, candidates and advisors from an intersection of the political spectrum.
January 31, 2021
Toxic waste. Industrial liquid sludge. These are not words we want to associate with schools. However, the stark reality is, there are schools where there is toxic waste, hazardous materials, and unknown waste lying underneath their very floors.
January 28, 2021
More than a million people in 50 countries took part in the survey, with almost half the participants aged between 14 and 18. The poll was organised by the United Nations Development Programme in conjunction with the University of Oxford. Around 1.22 million people of all genders, ages, and educational backgrounds took part, but with significant numbers of younger people (around 550,000 people aged 14-18).
January 24, 2021
It’s a new year, which means new year resolutions. We are now one year into the ‘decade of action’ to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, however, more than ever, 2021 is being named the ‘turning point’ in climate change history. But why 2021, and not any other year before or after that?