9 February 2020
I'm furious, Cynthia. I'm furious that so many of our young children are racing against time to save their future – something they shouldn't have to do in the first place – and our leaders are laughing in their faces. In a recent ruling in the Juliana v United States case, a federal appeals court threw out a landmark climate change lawsuit brought on behalf of young people. Juliana v United States is a case brought on against the federal government by plaintiff Kelsey Juliana on behalf of Our Children's Trust, a nonprofit that's backing 21 young adults who filed the lawsuit.
7 January 2019
University of Lausanne, 29 November 2018 Presenters: Prof. Martine Rebetez, climatologist at the University of Neuchâtel Prof. Jacques Dubochet, biologist at the University of Lausanne and Nobel laureate in Chemistry 2017 The Grandparents for the Climate Switzerland (GPclim), together with the University of Lausanne (UNIL), organized a presentation/dialogue, calling upon all generations to take action for the climate, as the title of the event indicates. This was the first time that GPclim and the UNIL had collaborated in setting up this type of event. Both of the presenters gave separate, complementary talks on aspects of the climate crisis before entering into a dialogue with representatives from approximately a dozen climate groups comprised of members from younger generations.
27 June 2016
In Fribourg and Lausanne, Switzerland, June 27, 2016, The International Alliance of Grandparents for the Climate (IAGC) will be meeting for the very first time since it was created in Paris at the end of 2015 during the COP21. Following an invitation from the Grandparents for the climate, Switzerland, the representatives...