Dez 162007

Bali, 12. Dezember: Die Homepage „It’s Getting Hot in Here“ ist das Info-Tool für Jugendliche in Bezug auf die UNO Klimakonferenz vom 03. bis 11. Dezember 2007. Über 50 junge Blogger beschreiben die Konferenz aus jedem Winkel mit Bildern, Videos und mehr.

Meet the Youth Delegations:
US Youth Delegation to Bali
Canadian Youth Delegation to Bali
Australian Youth Delegation to Bali

Ein Artikel aus dem Blog:

Our Six-Week Rollercoaster

For many of us organizing to combat global warming and create a just, sustainable and prosperous future, the last six weeks probably felt like an emotional and political roller coaster. The events of the last six week are not all good, but also not all bad. I have felt the exhilaration of victory and a swelling movement taking action, the hollow feeling in the pit of my stomach because the world nations are not moving as quickly as they need to, and the crucial but not always comfortable feelings involved in examining our growing movement. It has been difficult to pause and reflect when so much is happening at such a quick pace, so here is my take on the last six weeks and some thoughts about what lies ahead of us.

Six weeks ago, around 6,000 young people gathered in Washington, D.C for the largest single gathering on climate change in the United States to date. Power Shift 2007 was a chance to see what the climate movement looks like. Interacting face-to-face with thousands of other young people working on climate issues was an invigorating and remarkably personal experience. When the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a hearing with on climate, the youth who testified brought much of the room to tears and to cheers at various parts of the hearing. Continue reading ‘Our Six-Week Rollercoaster’