Watch the talks, interviews and discussions from the virtual Global Launch, and learn more about how you can take action on climate change.
Summit: Climate Action closing full broadcast
YMCA's Youth-Led Solutions Summit: Climate Action LIVE presents the final unique special interactive broadcasts as YMCA and its partners bring together young leaders around the world with critical resources to address the climate crisis.
Climate Action + Youth Leadership Panel
The Youth-Led Solutions Summit flagship panel on climate action brought together bright young minds from Norway, the Marshall Islands, South Africa, Thailand and Brazil. All are at different stages of their leadership journey but have taken the first steps towards creating a more just and equitable world for all.
UN Youth Envoy remarks on Climate Actions
The remarks from the United Nations Secretary General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, formed part of the Youth-Led Solution Summit: Climate Action on Friday 23 October 2020.
Announcing the first round of seed funding
Chuck Collins, President Emeritus of the YMCA of San Francisco, alongside a global planning committee of young leaders from every continent - as well as many other leaders - worked behind the scenes to make the Youth-Led Solutions initiative possible, sourcing partners, drafting the agenda and much more.
WWF International's Marco Lambertini, Director General
Marco Lambertini, WWF's Director General, leads a global network with five million supporters, 35 million followers on social media, and activities in over 100 countries,
Solution Team interview with Ylli Alija and Melody Quintanilla
Gloria Shimuli interviews Ylli Alija, from Kosovo and Melody Quintanilla, from the Philippines, both have been taking part in the process.
President Patricia Pelton, looking ahead at YMCA's commitment
World YMCA's President, Patricia Pelton, opened the second part of the LIVE Summit that brought an end to two action-packed weeks of young leaders working together as part of Solution Teams to address the climate emergency.
Dahni-El Giles: An Intro to The Optimists Guide to the Climate Crisis
Presenting ‘The Optimist’s Guide To The Climate Crisis: How To Do More Than Hope’ Dahni-El conveys what you need to know, what makes a difference, and what you can do.
Indigenous young people's statement on nature and planet
The indigenous communities of this world have an insight like no-other into this relationship between people and planet. Recognising this connection, a group of indigenous young leaders from around the world came together to provide context at the start of the Youth-Led Solutions Summit.
Oliviah Tawarar, Africa Youth for Nature Network
Oliviah Tawarar spent eight months working with WWF Africa, organised a youth conference which gave birth to the Africa Youth for Nature Network, where she is now the Head of Communications.
Summit: Climate Action launch full broadcast
YMCA's Youth-Led Solutions Summit: Climate Action LIVE presents two unique special interactive broadcasts as YMCA and its partners bring together young leaders around the world with critical resources to address the climate crisis
Ashley Kolaya interviews Marshallese Climate Activist, Bertine Lakjohn
To the Marshall Islands and Kosrae, the climate emergency poses severe threats to its security, human rights and everyday way of life as the sea level rises.
Interview with Saul Cal Morán, Indigenous Youth from Guatemala
For centuries, nature was protected by a set of people who have a deep connection to the planet - but so often their voices have gone unheard or been ignored.
Anna Luísa Beserra, Safe Drinking Water For All keynote
Anna Luisa Beserra is a young scientist and social entrepreneur who developed Aqualuz, the technology to treat rainwater from harvesting systems - using sunlight.