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#StoptheSame: How global leaders can truly deliver in our changing world

By Kervelle Baird Like the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is hindering livelihoods in agriculture and tourism among other sectors. Few opportunities is one factor that influences political tension and provokes conflict. As members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization understand, forced migration is a subsequent consequence. As developed nations among those largely responsible for climateContinue reading “#StoptheSame: How global leaders can truly deliver in our changing world”

Youth Response to the G7 commitment of finance for climate-induced Loss and Damage

A decade before the onset of the pandemic, developed nations committed US$ 100 billion of climate finance aiming to equally fund measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change. However, delays in climate action have caused vulnerable nations to suffer the consequences – a cost termed Loss and Damage under the United Nations Framework ConventionContinue reading “Youth Response to the G7 commitment of finance for climate-induced Loss and Damage”

Enough Pomp and Ceremony: How the G7 can deliver real leadership

By Kervelle Baird The historical mission of world leaders to amass global dominance has amounted to our complicated challenge of disparities. On the occasion of the 2021 G7 Summit, I continue my lament of the global elite’s abuse of vulnerable nations in their quest to global dominance and refusal to commit to amendments to resolveContinue reading “Enough Pomp and Ceremony: How the G7 can deliver real leadership”

How the United States underdeveloped Latin America and the Caribbean

By Kervelle Baird One of the concepts that fascinated me as a Caribbean Studies student was historical legacies. I learned to identify remnants of colonial culture entrenched in contemporary traditions in the region. I remain a history enthusiast because I have a penchant for knowing the events that produced the world we live in toContinue reading “How the United States underdeveloped Latin America and the Caribbean”

Experiencing Loss and Damage as an Urban Youth Living in Rwanda

by Ishimwe Olivier, Rwanda I was born and raised in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Since childhood, I’ve experienced changes in each season, every year more intense: hot in the summer, rainy in the winter. Today the changes are seen in the increasing intensity of rainfall, and the prolonged drought season. Made worse, the community has minimalContinue reading “Experiencing Loss and Damage as an Urban Youth Living in Rwanda”

Global Day of Action: Youth urging the US Government to take action on addressing loss and damage caused by climate change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18 April, 2021. Youth climate activists organize global day of action to accompany open letter demanding that the US government take action to address climate-induced loss and damage. Read the open letter here. Youth climate activists from around the world are demanding justice and finance for climate-induced loss and damage (L&D) throughContinue reading “Global Day of Action: Youth urging the US Government to take action on addressing loss and damage caused by climate change”

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