You've probably been hearing a lot about COP 16 in the news—the United Nations climate conference, currently taking place in Cancun, Mexico. In case you're feeling kind of far removed from all the action, this video gives you an inside peek. It shows the exhibition area, where different NGOs are displaying what they are doing to address climate change in their home countries.
By Megan Van Buskirk, WAGGGS Youth Delegate from Canada
This year the World Bank Essay Competition attracted 2,469 submissions from over 150 countries, which certainly reflects the popularity of this competition. The overall theme for this year is Climate Change and the role the youth can play, keeping in mind the importance of the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), Copenhagen, December 2009.