With international climate talks failing to make progress fast enough, activists are radically rethinking how to be most effective in the streets, political arenas and courtrooms.
Our assumptions about what it means to be young have left millions of people disenfranchised.
Girls are leading activist movements across the world, but don’t see themselves as political.
Literary texts are useful for environmental communication and can deal with the complexity of climate change.
Young Muslim activists in Indonesia turn to faith to undertake the sacred task of protecting the natural world. This echoes the growing popularity of ‘green Islam’ as an important global youth agenda.
Understanding how early on in childhood political interest is sparked –– and what sparks it –– is crucial to giving more people a voice
Listen to the fourth episode of a new series from The Anthill Podcast ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow.
The long-awaited ruling by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is as groundbreaking as it is disappointing. Where to next for young climate activists?
A researcher on youth organizing presents her evidence for how critical race theory benefits students and society.
Telling girls to smile pressures distracts them from the very real, dangerous and sometimes deadly challenges that girls around the world face.
Historically, Muslim scholars have coupled their study of nature to their understanding of Allah. Today, young Muslim women are leading change through an Islamic eco-consciousness with grit.
Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
Despite hardships, youth are rallying to build a new vision for the planet. The rest of us should join them.
A tendency to infantilise or demonise youth has led to a failure to acknowledge young people’s potential.
As a student protest continues at Syracuse University, a scholar argues that student activism is a valuable part of the college experience.
Both opinions the three-judge panel handed down warned of a potential climate catastrophe. Only one judge said the courts have an active role to play in making the government change course.
A research team of youth climate activists and academics is examining how environmentalists learn about solidarity and justice.
These youngsters have ample fervor, and they are dramatically photogenic. Dismissing them as being fake or lightweight can spell trouble for members of the establishment.
Four pieces of advice for young people wanting to fight climate change.
African universities were key actors in developing post-colonial and decolonised societies.