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Cross country skiers slide during sunny winter weather near the Swiss mountain resort of Davos

26 Apr 2017

Youth Perspective: Changing Winterscapes

Originally published as “Beckie’s Climate Story” on Climate Generation 26 April 2017 I love Snow and Ice.  I love winter.  I started cross country ski racing when I was 8 […]

Mangrove trees grow in the water on the shoreline in El Salvador. Sri Lanka is becoming the first country to preserve all its mangrove trees, which shelter many marine species and provide a barrier against storm damage and erosion. REUTERS/Ulises Rodriguez/Files

24 Mar 2017

Youth Perspective: The Everglades’ superpower: absorbing carbon pollution

Source: Yale Climate Connections Mangrove forests in Florida’s wetlands capture global warming pollution and trap it underwater. 01 : 30 MIN SEC By Erika Street Hopman Originally published Monday, March […]

A participant poses with a replica of the planet during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe  - RTX1XPEY

9 Mar 2017

Youth Perspective: What really reduces inequality?

A recent historical analysis asks a profound question – What really reduces inequality? By William Nixon, sophomore high-school student, United States. Inequality is a subject that has increasingly become a […]

Employees work inside a garment factory in Mumbai, India, June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

21 Jan 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The human cost of the global fashion industry

20 January 2017 The internationally bestselling, award-winning author of four novels, Corban Addison writes large-canvas stories about issues of global injustice that combine the authenticity and on-the-ground research of investigative […]

A honeybee gathers nectar from a flower at a farm in the western Austrian village of Seefeld May 14, 2013.   REUTERS/ Dominic Ebenbichler

15 Dec 2016

Youth Perspective: Why the Ontario Grain Farmer’s losing battle in court is good news for the food chain

By Audrey Leduc, Stephanie Lindan and Stuart May | December 13 2016 Canadian Context Think about your latest meal. Chances are that bees played a role in getting it to your plate. […]

Ashwyn Falkingham, a Freegan, holds bottles of milk found while searching supermarket bins for food in London, May 23, 2006. Freegans forage through bins for food to avoid being wasteful and to challenge the consumerist attitude.  Picture taken May 23, 2006.  To match feature Britain-Freegans    REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

12 Oct 2016

Youth Perspective: Green milk? Barriers to technological sustainability solutions

By Thomas Attree, Sr Cloud Engineer Thomson Reuters | 13 October 2016 Can technology save the planet? This is a very broad question, but one which was recently posed at the […]


23 Sep 2016

More than 300 scientists warn over Trump’s climate change stance

U.S. presidential candidate has dismissed climate change as a hoax invented by the Chinese By Ian Simpson | 20 September 2016 (Reuters) – Hundreds of top scientists warned on Tuesday […]

An undocumented UCLA student attends a graduation ceremony for UCLA "Dreamers" or Dream Act students at a church near the campus in Los Angeles, California June 15, 2012. Undocumented youths who came to the United States as children reacted with joy to an Obama administration rule change on Friday that could spare them deportation, although opponents slammed it as amnesty.Credit: REUTERS

9 Sep 2016

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Rebooting Our Politics and Schools to Engage Young People

By Henry F. De Sio, Jr. | 9 September 2016 Students going back to school rejoin an educational assembly line designed to get them to adopt vocations which are now […]

Thousands of houses in New Orleans, Louisiana remain under water one week after Hurricane Katrina went through Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama in this September 5, 2005 file photo.  REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson/Files

29 Aug 2016

Youth Perspective: We can preserve our coastal cities

By CC Cunningham, Intern, Thomson Reuters Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion | 29 August 2016 On August 29th, 2005, the world tuned in to watch the full force of Mother Nature […]


17 Aug 2016

The deep ocean: plunging to new depths to discover the largest migration on Earth

Source: The Gaurdian U.S. | 17 August 2016 The deep ocean makes up 95% of habitable Earth, yet only 0.0001% has been explored. The Guardian joined a mission off Bermuda […]

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