#Climate Action

  • Article: Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 7, 2020

    A new study linked pollution caused by cobalt mines to birth defects in the region. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Has Created 'Altered World' For Young People, Lawyers Say in Child Climate Case

    Climate Change Has Created 'Altered World' For Young People, Lawyers Say in Child Climate Case

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 6, 2020

    A legal complaint brought by youth climate activists moves closer to a decision. Read more

  • Article: Meet the 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Cleaning Up India

    Meet the 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Cleaning Up India

    By Catherine Caruso|April 30, 2020

    Licypriya Kangujam wants children to have a better, cleaner planet. Read more

  • Article: 5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding  Urgent Climate Action in Africa

    5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding Urgent Climate Action in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 20, 2020

    Africa is already feeling the disproportionate impact of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Single-Use Plastics Will Be a Thing Of the Past if This South African Conservationist Has Her Way

    Single-Use Plastics Will Be a Thing Of the Past if This South African Conservationist Has Her Way

    April 9, 2020

    Aaniyah Omardien is working with communities to clean beaches and campaign for healthier oceans. Read more

  • Article: 5 Climate Action Lessons We Can Learn From the Coronavirus Pandemic

    5 Climate Action Lessons We Can Learn From the Coronavirus Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2020

    The world is showing it can work together to overcome a crisis. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: 8 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change You Should Definitely Know About

    8 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change You Should Definitely Know About

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 6, 2020

    These women are taking the lead in the sectors of activism, advocacy, and policy. Read more