[Youth We Can! Night] A Night Under the Label of Engagement

[Youth We Can! Night] A Night Under the Label of Engagement

On September 6th, the Youth We Can! initiative held its annual event as part of the 12th Convergences World Forum in Paris. Young people and adults gathered at the Grand Auditorium of the Palais Brongniart to discuss youth engagement for climate. A look back at this...
Climate taxes: France can learn from other countries

Climate taxes: France can learn from other countries

Although the increase in the carbon tax in France was not the main reason for the upsurge in energy prices in 2018, it was nevertheless this tax that catalysed broad discontent and gave rise to the yellow vest movement. After being “frozen” at its 2018 level by the...
Are investors up to the Sustainable Development Goals?

Are investors up to the Sustainable Development Goals?

According to the United Nations, USD 5,000 to 7,000 billion of global investments are required annually by 2030 to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including $ 4,500 billion in emerging countries and markets1. Official development assistance for the...
The climate transition must be social to be accepted

The climate transition must be social to be accepted

Protests about the climate emergency are on the rise and are calling for a fair ecological transition. Young people are undertaking climate strikes and, in recent months, some yellow vests have even joined the movement asking for a green and yellow convergence, under...