Climate glossary for young people

Important concepts and definitions you need to know for climate activism.

UNICEF LACRO/2020/Daviron


A glossary style guide with concepts and definitions that you need to understand if you are an activist or want to get started in climate activism. It includes essential concepts about climate change, climate action, instruments and human rights.

The document begins with the basic concepts that will allow to understand the climate change problem, which is important for identifying ways to act. Then continues with the concepts related to climate action, as well as the tools we can use in our actions. Finally, we will look at aspects related to human rights and climate change, as this is a crisis that affects our rights.

cover Climate glossary for young people
Sara Cognuck González and Emilia Numer
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Spanish, English, French