Youth4planet is supporting youth organisations engaged in sustainability issues to start their own storytelling processes. We help to encourage your students or participants to find ideas for a better planet.

#ExxonKnew

Yesterday, we attended a very interesting gathering of people from around the world. A mock trial of Exxon vs The people were being held at a warehouse outside Paris. Apparently, having the knowledge of climate change since the 70s and all its effects, Exxon still chose profit over people and went ahead with their operation to extract oil from…

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Amazing Opportunity to Interview Minister Ecology of France, Segolene Royal

it is such an amazing opportunity for me to have a short interview with Segolene Royal, The Minister of Ecology of…

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Finally at COP21

It is absolutely fantastic to be here. I’m still very stunted to see the whole event and everything that are going on at the same time. I wish I could clone myself so I can watch every parallel events that are happening at the venue. To be able to speak and interview world leaders and world experts coming from so many different countries is…

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COP21 Paris-First Impression

Being at The COP21 Paris, I feel so grateful to meet people with the same concern about climate change. It is a great opportunity for us to tell young voice to change our perspective and move together to slow down climate…

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Sven Plögers supports Youth4Planet

Sven Plöger is german meterologist, tv weather forecaster and book author. His topics include climate change and environmentalism. He is very well known in Germany for his presence in the tv with his daily weather forecast and also with his participations on debates on climate issues. We are very proud of his support! Thanks Sven! This…

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Youth4Artic on national TV in Indonesia !

Nov-2015-Pressconference in Jakarta with Nesha, Kevin and producer Liz Courtney (Beritasatu.com/Feriawan Hidayat) You find reactions of the media below (in Indonesian language)… see the video here: http://m.liputan6.com/tv/read/2377248/video-youth-4-artic-disuarakan-anak-muda-seluruh-dunia BeritaSatu, the indonesian world…

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Youth4Planet at the Responsible Business Forum

On the 4th of November, Kevin and I were invited to represent the Youth4Planet team at the Responsible Business Forum for Sustainable Development. As a science student, I personally never thought to attend, let alone speak, at a business forum. So you can well imagine how honoured I felt to be given the chance to share my opinion on sustainability…

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Seeing through the haze: Why we must protect Borneo’s forests

I recently returned home from South-East Asia after presenting at the 2015 Asia for Animals conference, as well as visiting friends of mine who work on the ‘frontline’ in wildlife protection. Anyone who’s visited South-East Asia recently will tell you that there’s one thing you immediately notice — the smog. Indonesia is burning, and…

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Back in Germany – How I feel now

Back in Germany I did notice that i finally got my idea of distance back! You don’t have any clue in Greenland about distance so that an envisaged 15 minutes way can take up to one hour or even more. In addition the ambient noise is totally different what is easy to imagine. Cars, the subway and roadworks are the daily sound effects in…

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Did you know…

Greenland is the 12th largest country in the world, with a size of 2,166,086 square kilometers, making it the world’s largest island that is not a continent. But also Greenland is one of the least densely populated countries in the world, with a population of approximately 57,000. Most of Greenland (about 81%) is covered in ice, except for…

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