Youth's role in climate change solutions
School of Humanitarian Studies Prof. Dr. Robin Cox was interviewed Jan. 26 by Anni Holtby on Kootenay Co-op Radio about youth, resilience and climate change and the work of the Resilience By Design research lab.
Here is an excerpt:
“We’re facing a lot of change and uncertainty both in terms of the climate and the environment with climate change, economically, employment and I think all these things intersect...we have to find a way to manage, adapt to, and hopefully creatively respond to in ways that result in a better world, better communities, well-being, etc.,” says Cox.
She adds, “Young people need to be included in meaningful ways – their voices need to be heard in part because that’s what’s right – they are also citizens and as citizens they are also inheriting and will be leading us through these massive challenges.”
Listen to the full interview starting at 3:20 in the podcast.