The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition Launches its Open Letter to Youth Globally

On the 4th of August 2022, 7 am GMT, we launched our open letter to youths globally, especially youths in the Global South. Highlighting our understanding of the situation of climate change and how it affects us all. The aim was to establish a sense of solidarity and elucidate the hope that together we canContinue reading “The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition Launches its Open Letter to Youth Globally”

The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition Urges Senator Joe Manchin To Support Climate Justice Investments

On July 14th, 2022 U.S senator of West Virginia, Joe Manchin made it clear that he is not ready to support a package with climate and environmental justice investments, as the U.S senate was called to negotiate on a bill that included ambitious climate change legislation. The plan set an objective of 300bn dollars inContinue reading “The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition Urges Senator Joe Manchin To Support Climate Justice Investments”

The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition launches it’s Story Telling Cohort

The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition (LDYC) invites the global youth community interested in sharing their lived experience of climate change impacts with the purpose of advancing efforts to achieve climate justice and advocating for action to address loss and damage to participate in our storytelling cohorts. The first cohort is from 19th July to 22ndContinue reading “The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition launches it’s Story Telling Cohort”

Youth Letter: Urging the COP27 Presidency to Take Action on Addressing Loss and Damage Caused by Climate Change

Youth climate activists release an open letter demanding that the COP27 Presidency take action to address climate-induced loss and damage. Read the open letter: Here Flooding from heavy rain have destroyed communities’ crops and houses, and roads, and, most tragically, resulted in people losing their lives, whilst leaving many others homeless and fearful. Poor communitiesContinue reading “Youth Letter: Urging the COP27 Presidency to Take Action on Addressing Loss and Damage Caused by Climate Change”

Losses and Damages from Climate Change are Increasing Rapidly in Countries that have Contributed the Least to the crisis – This is Frightening!

In late January, I texted a friend in Malawi to see how she was doing. She replied that it was raining heavily at the time and that her phone battery was about to die due to a power outage caused by the rain. Flooding from such heavy rain destroyed communities’ crops and houses, roads, and,Continue reading “Losses and Damages from Climate Change are Increasing Rapidly in Countries that have Contributed the Least to the crisis – This is Frightening!”

Warsaw International Mechanism Report

The final draft of the report on the Warsaw International Mechanism is out and this covers the evaluation of the mechanism’s performance. The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition developed this report by building on the research commissioned by Practical Action and conducted by independent researchers from the University College London (UCL). The metrics used areContinue reading “Warsaw International Mechanism Report”

IPCC Says Climate Change Is Rapidly Making the Planet Uninhabitable. What Can Philanthropy Do?  

Humanity faces a hellish array of horrors if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new report by the panel of experts convened by the United Nations to inform governments’ climate policies. Sea levels could rise several feet. Fires, floods and famines could force millions of people to flee their homes. Large swathes of theContinue reading “IPCC Says Climate Change Is Rapidly Making the Planet Uninhabitable. What Can Philanthropy Do?  “

Over 30 Youth Civil Society Organizations Call on World Leaders to Act on Loss and Damage at COP26

Loss and Damage Youth Coalition (LDYC) Youth organizations worldwide are urging governments to prioritize Loss and Damage (L&D) in the upcoming COP26 negotiations and to redirect global public finance to those countries in the Global South and frontline communities that are disproportionately affected by climate change impacts. October 25, 2021 – “The IPCC report fromContinue reading “Over 30 Youth Civil Society Organizations Call on World Leaders to Act on Loss and Damage at COP26”