SECA Conference

Myself and Kay school spoke at the SECA Conference today, which is in reference to QUB Sustainability. This is a copy of my section of our speech. QUB refuse to declare a climate emergency because it is seen as controversial, but we were reiterating how science is fact and therefore cannot be controversial. - Hello, … Continue reading SECA Conference

Thoughts With Anna: Vote This CAP Down

Tomorrow will be the final vote on the CAP. We, the youth, are watching every move the European Parliament make as our environmental destruction will impact the rest of the world. If the CAP is not voted down tomorrow, it will mean it will be virtually impossible to keep to the Paris Agreement targets and … Continue reading Thoughts With Anna: Vote This CAP Down

Reviews With Anna: I Am Greta

A few weeks ago, I was one of the first people to watch the film I Am Greta, and I have been asked to review it. What can I say except wow? It was enlightening to see the beginnings of the Fridays For Future movement and it made me feel very hopeful seeing how far … Continue reading Reviews With Anna: I Am Greta

Thoughts With Anna: Global Day Of Action Sept 25th

Thoughts With Anna Series, post 4 Friday the 25th of September 2020. 3200 places. Every continent including Antarctica. We did it again. Despite a global pandemic, we made our point clear and we made it loud. We are still here and we are not stopping until we are done. The fridays for future movement never … Continue reading Thoughts With Anna: Global Day Of Action Sept 25th

Thoughts With Anna: 1 Year Since Sept 25th Global Strike

Thoughts With Anna series, post 3 Yesterday was 1 year since the September 20th Global Strike. Globally, we had 7.6 million people take to the streets in 150 countries and every continent including Antarctica. This was a huge milestone for us in the Fridays for Future movement, not least for Belfast. We had around 7,000 … Continue reading Thoughts With Anna: 1 Year Since Sept 25th Global Strike

Thoughts with Anna: Is NI Assembly’s Obsession With Cycle Lanes Ableist/Classist?

Politicians in Northern Ireland are completely and utterly obsessed with cycle lanes. Don't get me wrong, I am all for more cycle lanes and if there was a bike rack to safely store my bike at school, I would ride my bike a lot more. However, this is one of the only solutions given when the topic of climate action is raised. Maybe I'm too radical, but cycle lanes won't 'solve' the climate crisis. We also have to stop emitting.

Climate Crisis Educational Resources

(This is an ever-evolving list and things will be added over time) The best available science we have to date that is accepted by the most countries and scientists can be found at https://www.ipcc.ch/ More specifically, the IPCC special report on 1.5 degrees of warming above pre-industrial levels summary for policy makers can be found … Continue reading Climate Crisis Educational Resources