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97% of climate experts agree.
We humans are causing climate crisis.
The Liberian Youth for Climate Actions-LYCA is a non for profit, apolitical, and registered youth-oriented NGO founded on January 31, 2020. LYCA’s sole purpose is to work with youths, communities, and other related NGOs in addressing the issues of climate change and environmental problems in Liberia and Africa at large.
WORK STREAMS - Working Groups
Acceptance in any working group is based on individual expression of
interest. Each working group is coordinated by a coordinator who will
serve as a team lead.
Climate and environmental literacy are more important than ever. Education is key to the fight against climate change. You can’t win a war against your enemy if you don’t know your enemy as your friend. Just as other kinds of literacy allow access to decision – making and participation in democratic processes, environmental and climate literacy
” Biodiversity underpins all(…) ecosystem functions and benefits essential to human well – being, not only in term of our economies, but also for our health, food security, prevention of natural hazards, and our cultural root”,
– Ban KO – Monrovia, UN Secretary-General, 2015.
Disaster Risk Reduction
Disaster Risk Reduction is of major concern to the public and a human rights issue that cannot be ignored. Climate change poses a serious risk to future disasters to come if not reduce. Youth, women, and children are most at risk, especially in Africa. The Sendai Framework for Disaster
The sole purpose is to energize entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs to tackle climate change through innovation and problem-solving. ” A person who sees a problem is a human being. A person who finds a solution is visionary. And the person who goes out and does something is an entrepreneur”.
Africa is the most exposed region to the adverse effects of climate change despite contributing the least to global warming. The region is already disproportionately feeling the impacts related to a changing climate. Devastating cyclones affected 3 million people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe in the spring of 2018.
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World Earth Day
On World Earth Day April 22, 2020. Our Executive Director wrote a poem on behave of LYCA in honor of Mother Earth. The content of the poem was centered around acknowledging Mother Nature for sustaining humanity, apologizing to her for what humanity has done to her, and climaxing with a commitment to Restoring Her. Here’s the link to the poem.
Climate Daily Effects
Climate Daily Effects is a social media platform that shares stories and solutions to the climate crisis in everyday life. It’s an initiative under the Liberian Youth for Climate Actions – LYCA. You can always follow our amazing job via social media:
Facebook handle #ClimateDailyEffects
World Migratory Bird Day
World Migratory Bird Day May 9, 2020. LYCA raised social media awareness on the protection of bird’s habitat and share photos of birds with the theme: Bird Connect Our World. Here’s the link to the press release. https://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/events/2020/Liberian-youth-climate-actions-world-migratory-birds-day-event.
World Environment Day
June 5, 2020, World Environment Day. We hosted a summit under the theme: Stop Deforestation, bringing speakers together from different African countries including South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, and Liberia. Being our first virtual event, we had lots of challenges and low participants about twelve (12) persons all from Liberia.