IYF Blog - Posts in climate change


Take a Cue from Young People and Fight Like Hell to Save the Planet

Young people—those whose future is most threatened—have emerged as the greatest champions against climate change.

She’s Training Women & Youth to Build Climate Resilient Communities

As a Tibetan refugee in northern Nepal, Tsechu has witnessed firsthand the impact of changing weather patterns and rapid deglaciation on high altitude villages.

To Solve Unemployment & Global Warming, Young People Hold the Key

Meet Alejandro Zapata, a young social entrepreneur from Colombia who nearly a decade ago founded a small enterprise in Medellin to design and implement innovative strategies for sustainable development. Since then, he has...

Carpooling to a Greener Future in Colombia

During a recent visit to IYF's headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, 2009 YouthActionNet Fellow Alejandro Zapata Arango admitted that when he founded his company...