As oceans rise, so has the younger generation

Youth play a crucial role in climate change action, in pushing for inclusive deliberations, but we need support to be more effective

Globally, the younger generation has been inspired to claim our rights to a climate-stable future, with mass protests by global movements such as Fridays for Future.

Locally, the SG Climate Rally (SGCR) attracted 1,700, and the rally's speeches have collectively amassed more than 100,000 views online.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 25, 2019, with the headline 'As oceans rise, so has the younger generation'. Subscribe