Fight Climate Change
You can bring hope to a generation of children who are, for the first time, growing up in a world far more dangerous and uncertain as a result of climate change.
Climate change threatens to undo the last 50 years of progress. At the heart of it is usually the poorest and most vulnerable, especially children, who are disproportionately affected by climate change. Living in the most vulnerable areas, like low-lying land prone to flooding, marginal agricultural land prone to drought or vulnerable coastal zones, they are often most at risk of climate-related impacts.
Climate change therefore has a face - it is the face of a child whose home has been destroyed by disasters, it is the face of a mother who cannot find food for her children, and it is the face of a community fighting for their livelihoods.
What we do now can dramatically reduce the number of children affected by the most severe impacts of climate change in the coming decades. While the poorest and most vulnerable people contribute the least to climate change, they are key to its fight. In a world where the vast majority of the vulnerable people live close to nature and make their living from their environments, they are uniquely positioned to drive and implement innovative eco-friendly solutions. When the environment the poor live in thrives, the communities thrive. Find out more about our climate action.
You can safeguard our children’s futures and protect our natural environment by:
- Restoring our planet through planting trees and rehabilitating degraded lands (Eg: Planting & Protecting trees in Ethiopia to improve soil fertility, waterways and food production)
- Reducing carbon emissions by using solar water kiosks and clean cook stoves (Eg: Decreasing the use of coal in Mongolia with solar-powered water kiosks to prevent air pollution)
- Conserving natural resources by recycling water and preventing deforestation (Eg: Treating & Recycling waste water in Mongolia for gardening to combat desertification)
- Empowering children and families to cope the effects of climate change by reducing disaster risks and encouraging the adoption of environmentally friendly livelihoods (Eg: Farming Abaca in Philippines which can be converted into eco-friendly products to substitute plastic)