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Science and Youth Day

The second thematic day of COP27 focused on "Science and Youth/Future Generations". The day put the spotlight on the latest climate science and ensuring young people are at the forefront of the global response.

What happened on Science and Youth Day?

“The goldrush for gas continues and is counterproductive to the Paris Agreement.” The headline point of Climate Action Tracker’s latest update on global warming projections. Find out more and read the briefing here.

A number of events took place looking at skills, including the IEMA organised Green Zone event on career pathways into green jobs. IEMA’s Martin Baxter CEnv gives his reflections following the event via the IEMA COP27 webpage. Watch here.

The UN’s COP-TV channel featured livestream events, including the press conference ’10 insights into climate science’, as well as interviews with leading scientists and youth activists. Watch back here.

There was a high-level event on the need for transparency about the climate action being taken globally. Watch back here.


Further resources/ reading on science and youth:

IES: the view of environmental scientists IEMA and Deloitte | A Blueprint for a Green Workforce Transformation CIEEM: Green Jobs for Nature CIWM: Green Skills podcast IEMA: Green Careers Hub IES announce student ambassadors

Taking science-based action:

Pledge to Net Zero Professional Bodies Climate Action Charter Science Based Targets Race to Zero
What is COP27? light shining over the earth a view from space for COP27 the road to net zero conference

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