Tag / SDG: Youth

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…

May 20, 2017  |  

The YMCA’s role in Climate Empowerment

A  blog by Silke Bölts (at the UNFCCC in Bonn) Many of us know that the COP (Conference of the Parties to the Convention) happens every year. But most people are not aware that there are many more conferences regarding climate action throughout the year. For example the United Nations Conference on Climate Change from […] 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…