Oct. 29, 2021, 4:49 p.m.

The world through our children's eyes

Sofia Breitholtz Written by
Sofia Breitholtz
global climate blogpost

 

At the end of September Reach for Change arranged its third session in our virtual event series entitled Partnering for Change Talks. This time we focused on Climate Action, and how social entrepreneurship and partnership can accelerate the speed towards a more green and climate neutral world. 

According to a recent UNICEF report, an astonishing 1 billion children, nearly half of the world’s children, live in extremely high risk countries. That means that they will be severely affected by climate and environmental hazards, shocks and stresses. In their  lifetimes , they will experience damage from heat waves, cyclones, flooding, water scarcity and pollution.

In order to stay focused and keep our eyes on the solutions it’s critical for us to reimagine know we want the world to look like. What kind of world do we want to raise our children and grandchildren in? We need to share that vision, articulate it, and work towards building it together. 

So for me it was a very powerful moment during our event on Climate Action when our moderators, Hanna, 13 and Kais, 12, shared their vision for the future. Now it is up to all of us, to make Hanna’s and Kais’ vision come true. 

 

By 2030 Hanna and Kais dream of a future where; : 

 

Watch the recording of the conversation with Hanna and Kais here. 


Sofia Breitholtz

Written by

Sofia Breitholtz

Reach for Change CEO

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