Youth Climate Ambassadors for Wales

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Find out more about the YCA at COP26 here.

 

The Youth Climate Ambassadors for Wales (YCA) is a group of 12 young people from across Wales who are passionate Climate Activists fighting for Climate Justice.

They are supported by Size of Wales and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA), and funded by the Scottish Power Foundation, with the aims and actions led by the Youth Climate Ambassadors for Wales.

 

 

 

They are looking to:

  1. Make business in Wales more responsible for their carbon emissions
    • Such as setting clear carbon caps for businesses
    • Include consumption emissions and emissions associated with transporting goods in emission targets
  2. Making businesses in Wales responsible for their plastic packaging
    • Banning items designed for single use such as, masks and plastic packaging
    • Ban disposable or cheap fashion
  3. Welsh Government to tackle climate awareness in adults and decision makers
  4. Make active travel accessible for all parts of Wales and ensuring all parts of Wales are implementing it
  5. Make it compulsory for Schools to recycle in Wales
    • Reduce food waste in schools
    • And recycling and disposing of things correctly
  6. Welsh Government to produce a plan to reach deforestation and reforestation plan by 2025

To get in touch with the Youth Climate Ambassadors for Wales please email: [email protected]

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Video

Watch Youth Climate Ambassador for Wales, Poppy Stowell-Evans, introduce the aims of the network:

Video from the Wales Youth Climate Summit – 8 December 2020