Young People Deserve a Say in Tackling the Crises They’ll Inherit

Climate activists participate in a student-led climate change march in Los Angeles, Nov. 1, 2019 (AP photo by Ringo H.W. Chiu).
Climate activists participate in a student-led climate change march in Los Angeles, Nov. 1, 2019 (AP photo by Ringo H.W. Chiu).
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In many countries, COVID-19 has robbed an entire generation of at least a year of education and child care, not to speak of many social connections. Climate change is already threatening the wellbeing of young people around the world and will negatively impact them and future generations for decades to come. And the impacts of many social problems like unemployment and the rising cost of housing are especially severe for younger people. What would the world look like if policymakers gave priority in their decision-making to long-term consequences over short-term political expediency? U.N. Next Generation Fellow and WPR columnist Aishwarya […]

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