Are Youth Fighting a Losing Battle? The short answer…No

In a piece titled “Climate crisis: Our young people deserve better” published in Daily Maverick this past week – co-authored by myself and other amazing members of the Climate Justice Coalition- we touch on the future that you will inherit, the current reality that front line communities face, and what will happen if we don’t take action now!

“Imagine being a young person in South Africa? You are faced with skyrocketing unemployment, deep poverty, a sense of responsibility to fix the many social injustices that your family and community face, and of course the looming climate crisis. Knowing that this is our youth’s present should not only lead us to ask deep questions about what sort of future we are going to leave them, but what actions we plan to take to ensure that future.”

Read more: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-09-24-climate-crisis-our-young-people-deserve-better/

Published by afrocado.cpt

A young socio-environmental justice activist from Cape Town, South Africa raising awareness through Action and Advocacy.

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