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June 6, 2017  |  

America Still Cares and the YMCA can help

The Thursday June 1st decision by President Donald Trump to pull America out of the Paris Climate Agreement was a big shock – and not a big shock. Trump’s election mantra was ‘America First’ – and in the speech he made to accompany his Paris announcement, the message seemed clear that America was going to […] Read more…

April 6, 2017  |  

Are you the new WG Climate Education leaders ?

YMCA – RGE is establishing a new “Working Group on Climate Education” (WGCEdu). WGCEdu will be a platform for learning and developing climate education material for the YMCA. We are recruiting Working Group leaders.

March 27, 2017  |  

Cass – New Communications Officer for RGE!

Kia Ora, My name is Cassandra Troman, (you can call me Cass) I am writing this blog to introduce myself as the new Communications Officer for the RGE. I have never been particularly good at talking about myself so I will keep this blog relatively brief. I am originally from a small town at the […] Read more…

March 21, 2017  |  

When GR3EN business is sexy and empowering young people find it essential to go GR3EN !

Yann Nguyen, YMCA –RGE member from Vietnam. Last February, I was excited to be selected as one of 50 delegates – out of over 2500 applications –  for the Young South East Asia Leader’s Initiative (YSEALI) Generation Gr3en Workshop in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam with the profile of the YMCA-RGE. The workshop is organized […] Read more…

February 20, 2017  |  

New Resource: A toolkit for Climate Change Education

Want to inspire our youngest generation about the climate? Have a screening party of “Simon Says ‘Save The Climate!,’” a fun kids cartoon presented by Unicef and The World’s Largest Lesson in support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal of Climate Action. The program is available to download for free or by donation at Hippoworks.com. […] Read more…

February 8, 2017  |  

Encouraging a Love of Nature

The YMCA of the USA is part of a collaborative effort to put First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move Outside” initiative into action. The Y is working with the National League of Cities and the Department of the Interior nationally; and many grassroots organizations locally, to encourage a greater connection to nature in young people. […] Read more…

December 30, 2016  |  

Happy New Year

“So this is Xmas, and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun. And so this is Xmas, I hope you have fun. The near and the dear one, the old and the young.” This is taken from the first verse of John Lennon´s song, ”Happy Xmas (war is over).” […] Read more…

November 29, 2016  |  

Energy Initiative Templates – Apply for funding

An article written by YMCA volunteer Silke Bölts The Camp Climate-Program is filled every year with a lot of different activities and workshops. For 2016, one workshop of note was about “Energy Initiative Templates”. The World YMCA’s Resource Group on the Environment (RGE) has up to now had two working groups (WG). One is the WG […] Read more…