Canadian Youth Climate Delegation
The Canadian Youth Delegation is the voice of the Canadian youth climate movement at international United Nations climate conferences. Participants in the 2014 delegation sent to Lima, Peru for the COP20 talks include: Kelsey Mech, Brenna Owen, Alex Cool-Fergus, Katie Perfitt, Bronwen Tucker, Megan Van Buskirk, and Aleah Loney.
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Monday, October 19, 2015
No Matter What Happens on Election Day, the Climate Can't Wait
Almost a month ago, the CYD gathered in person to get to know each other, and to talk about our strategies for COP 21 in Paris. Inevitably, the election pervaded discussions about the upcoming UN climate negotiations: "What will a new (or not) government mean for the climate?" Our personal Facebook...
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Youth and Frontline Voices Silenced at UN Climate Talks
As the COP 20 negotiations drew to a close and negotiators argued over amendments to the proposed text, an action calling attention to the devastating effects of climate change was hidden from the eyes and ears of negotiating Parties. Civil society groups organized a die-in action, led by members...