Category: BGCC and News

A successful MockCOP

Whilst the negotiations in Bonn were in full flow for COP23 (23rd United Nations Conference on Climate Conference in Bonn, Germany, hosted by Fiji), there was a similar tense atmosphere in the Debating Chamber of National Assembly for Wales in Ty Hywel in Cardiff on 10th November, where pupils from across Wales gathered, for MockCOP, to represent […]

Wales’ Young People have their say about climate change in mock COP conference.

On Friday 10th November, Welsh students took part in MockCOP, the mock United Nations climate change conference held in Ty Hywel. The conference, jointly organised by climate change charity Size of Wales and Welsh Centre for International Affairs and sponsored by Jenny Rathbone AM, gives Wales’ young people a voice and an opportunity to discuss […]

Go Green Day 2017: Robin’s Rainforest Appeal

 Robin’s Rainforest Appeal How a book inspired a young fundraiser Robin Holmes was in Year 2 at St John the Baptist primary school in Pebmarsh, Essex when he read ‘Harry and the Dinosaurs Go Wild’, written by Ian Whybrow. The book is about a small boy raising money to save endangered animals and Robin decided […]

Prince Charles Visits

Cymraeg isod Cwmbran pupils meet His Royal Highness to talk climate change and plant a tree On 24th February, The Prince of Wales met with the pupils of Blenheim Road Community Primary in Cwmbran where they demonstrated how Wales’ young people are taking action on climate change. After receiving a warm welcome from the school […]

Welsh schools host mock climate conference

The United Nations came to Cardiff on Friday when students from across Wales took part in MockCOP – Beyond Marrakesh, a mock United Nations conference on climate change. Students travelled from far and wide, including from Wrexham, Aberystwyth and Pembrokeshire to join the debate and represent countries such as Brazil, USA, the Philippines and Saudi […]