How the youth climate movement is influencing the green recovery from COVID-19

Activists can broaden the purview of green recovery plans and highlight issues of climate justice.

Jens Marquardt, Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Social Science, Stockholm University • conversation
Oct. 21, 2020 ~5 min

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I Am Greta: The coming of age movie wrapped up in a super-hero flick

A documentary about the teenage climate change activist is compelling because it's so unlikely.

bbcnews
Oct. 14, 2020 ~6 min

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Fridays for Future: how the young climate movement has grown since Greta Thunberg's lone protest

Two years since Greta Thunberg's first school strike, young environmentalists around the globe aren't trying to save the world. They are building a better one.

Benjamin Bowman, Lecturer in Politics, Manchester Metropolitan University • conversation
Aug. 28, 2020 ~7 min

 climate-change  greta-thunberg  climate-strikes  school-strike  youth-climate-activism  school-strike-for-climate

Flight shaming: how to spread the campaign that made Swedes give up flying for good

The Swedish 'flight shame' campaign was a runaway success. We asked those it affected how it influenced their travel behaviour.

Avit K Bhowmik, Assistant Professor, Karlstad University, and Research fellow in Planetary Boundaries Research Network, Stockholm University • conversation
July 27, 2020 ~7 min

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Flight shame – how the campaign that persuaded Swedes to give up flying could capitalise on COVID-19

The Swedish 'flight shame' campaign was a runaway success. We asked those it affected how it influenced their travel behaviour.

Avit K Bhowmik, Assistant Professor, Karlstad University, and Research fellow in Planetary Boundaries Research Network, Stockholm University • conversation
July 27, 2020 ~7 min

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Environmental activism goes digital in lockdown – but could it change the movement for good?

During the pandemic, climate activists are thinking globally and acting digitally.

William Finnegan, PhD Candidate in Climate Education and Activism, University of Oxford • conversation
May 7, 2020 ~7 min

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Volkswagen’s climate activist won’t be able to change the green credentials of the company any time soon

After 'Dieselgate', Volkswagen appears keen to rescue its public image. Now it's looking to hire its own 'Greta Thunberg'.

Tom Stacey, Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Anglia Ruskin University • conversation
March 11, 2020 ~6 min

 automotive-industry  electric-cars  greenwash  transport-emissions  climate-activism  dieselgate  volkswagen-emissions-scandal  car-manufacturers  greta-thunberg

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