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5 October 2015

The Reclaim Power initiative – where YFoEE is a partner – has issued a call for mobilizations and actions to demonstrate peoples' demands for transformation of energy systems. This year's days of action are following after the successful Reclaim Power global month of mobilisation in 2013, and the week of actions in 2014.

29 September 2015

This call to action was co-authored by Fania Noël from, who was a guest speaker at the YFoEE summer camp 2015. It's a call for climate justice by French grassroots groups – highlighting the interlinkages between climate justice and the struggles faced by people of colour, low income communities, gender-queer people, and others.

30 September 2015

"One of these moments were you can be together"

In this interview you'll meet Olivia Saxer, a Masters student at Sciences Po Paris. Together with her friends from the student association "Sciences Po Environnement" she has organised a cooking competition, the so called "Une Triplette presque parfaite" (= the group which is almost perfect) for more than 100 first year students. Interview by Max Ramezani from the YFoEE Food and Agriculture working group.

16 September 2015

Early morning on Monday August 31st, seven JEDI climate justice activists gathered at the Baras squat in Les Lilas, in the Parisian suburbs. The town is situated in the 93 department of France, a few kilometers from the Bourget, where the Paris Climate Talks, the COP21, will take place in three months.

11 September 2015

Many people from the Middle East and Africa have lost their homes and loved ones, and are being forced to come to Europe to seek refuge. The Young Friends of the Earth Europe steering group has been discussing ways in which we can show our solidarity and support. We have gathered together some information and suggested a number of ways you can get more involved below. Please show your support in any way you are able to.

Young Friends of the Earth Europe is a grassroots network of young people and youth organisations working collectively for social and environmental justice on a local, national and European level. We organise events and inspire young people to take action, on issues ranging from climate change, food and agriculture and education for sustainability – to ensure the voices of young people are heard in Europe and beyond.