Category: Student Articles

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The Age of Consequences movie screening at #MISYCS

We’re excited to announce that we have received the rights to show the film, The Age of Consequences, the evening before the MIS Youth Climate Summit take place. The screening will take place on...

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Teach the Global Goals! The UN Sustainable Development Goals

    We are delighted to announce that Mareike Hachemer will be speaking at the MIS Youth Climate Summit. Mareike is a TeachSDGS task member, UNESCO delegate, Pestalozzi Programme member, and Global Teacher Prize...

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Recommended documentaries about climate change

Note from the Youth Climate Summit Team – We’re currently hard at work to get a license for a movie screening to be held on Friday, November 24, the day before our Summit! Of...

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Global warming and the Civil War in Syria

Climate change is not just an environmental problem, but an amplifier of existing social, economic and political problems. Of course, climate change has economic impacts, because money is needed in order to stop it,...

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Interview with Jose! 9th grader and member of our media committee

Jose is currently taking part in the media committee of the MIS Youth Climate Summit. Jose is a new student from the Philippines, a country suffering from flash flooding and increase in temperature due...

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Why people don’t care enough about climate change

By now, 97% of scientists agree that climate change is at least partly human-caused and that it is a real issue. Even in 1958 scientists acknowledged that with the increased burning of fossil fuels,...

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We are what we eat! How our diets impact the climate

“yet another mid morning snack” (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by cskk   When we think about climate change, most of us think about using our bicycles more often to get where we need to go, using less electricity,...

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Fruit shortage in Bavaria due to climate change

In early March, Europe was greeted with what we hoped to be the last taste of Winter. In Germany alone, approximately 10 cm of snow fell, covering everything from grapes to apples. The fruits...

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Interview With Lea From the Planning Committee

Lea is part of the planning committee for our Youth Climate Summit at MIS. She works with her team to organize details and get things ready for our summit later this year. I asked...