As the climate crisis’s impact intensifies over time, it is the children and young people of today who will face the worst effects. So it will be the youth who have to be the main driving force for positive and long-term change in building a world where humanity can live in harmony with nature.
Climate change is, without doubt, one of our generation’s most significant challenges. The science is settled, climate change has already progressed from a scientific observation to a real, everyday phenomenon that affects how we live or die. However, unwilling to sit idly by, young people all around the world have begun to fight back on a never-before-seen magnitude.
And as the world and its people need all the support they can get in the pursuit of climate justice, Young Humanists International created the Young Humanist Climate Action.
Young Humanist Climate Action project aims:
In 2019, Humanists International has put on record at the UN, warning that the world must wake up to the science.Read more
On the launch of the Young Humanist Climate Action on 27 July 2021, three young humanists and climate activists from around the world put on record the urgency why as humanists we need to do more for the ongoing Climate Crisis.
We asked this question to young humanists worldwide, and here’s what they have to say.