Supporting youth involvement in climate policymaking helps keep sustainability at the top of governments’ priorities.
The bushfire royal commission is due to hand down its findings this week. Our research shows the fires left young people deeply worried about their future, and they need support.
Activists can broaden the purview of green recovery plans and highlight issues of climate justice.
Two years since Greta Thunberg’s first school strike, young environmentalists around the globe aren’t trying to save the world. They are building a better one.
During the pandemic, climate activists are thinking globally and acting digitally.
A tendency to infantilise or demonise youth has led to a failure to acknowledge young people’s potential.
While celebrating the millions on streets in London and Vancouver, we must not forget the sacrifices of people in the Global South.
Frustration at intergenerational inequity captures the views of many contemporary education worker activists and environmentalists alike.
Controlling how leaders appear in photographs is an age-old practice in politics. It’s in full force during the Canadian election.
With her climate strike, Greta Thunberg has upended climate politics and posed the key question of who are the real radicals in current discussions.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has inspired the cross-country climate marches, but accountability lies with governments and corporations.
Economic growth and climate change are related. It is time to question the economics and foster discussions about the hard decisions we must make.
The world has witnessed millions of youth demonstrating across the globe about the need for climate action.
The kids are right when it comes to climate change, says an ethicist: adults have a moral and ethical responsibility to take the necessary actions to stop climate change.
There’s no First Amendment in the workplace, which leaves worker activists at the whim of their employers.
Humans consume excessive resources with little or no benefits to well-being – and the politics of our economy are to blame. To counter the influence of industries in democracy, we must strike.
Economic and political assessments of climate change have for years helped justify inaction. Now, young environmentalists worldwide are shifting the debate to focus on values, ethics and justice.
Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasizing social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.
Climate deniers have joyously laboured to create a world potentially uninhabitable for our children. Our activism has failed, and rebellion may be the only answer.
Ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s will close its Australian stores for this month’s global climate strike and pay staff to attend the protest, telling customers “if it’s melted, it’s ruined”.