Clover Hogan is a 23-year-old climate activist and the founding Executive Director of Force of Nature - the youth non-profit mobilising mindsets for climate action. She has worked alongside the world’s leading authorities on sustainability, consulted within the boardrooms of Fortune 50 companies, and counselled heads of state. Her TED talk, 'What to do when climate change feels unstoppable', has been viewed 2 million times.
Thank you to those of you who submitted questions for Clover. There were lots to choose from, but here are the questions she answered:
quiet_swan: what inspired you to become a climate activist, and what do you think are the most effective ways to engage and mobilise young people on this issue?
remarkable_wasp: what role do you see businesses playing in the transition to a more sustainable and equitable future, and how can we encourage more companies to prioritise sustainability?
enigmatic_salak: how can I create awareness about climate change in my community, when they know and understand so little about it?
flowing_chocolate: What role does education and awareness-raising play in promoting sustainability?
grateful_clam: why do people care more about economical issues than environmental issues?
glad_keyboard: How do you direct people? And what are your ways? [What are some of the ways that you effectively lead others in your activism?
Well done to quiet_swan from Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School, remarkable_wasp from Shri Natesan Vidyasala Mhss A, enigmatic_salak from Rhemaville Christian Academy, flowing_chocolate from Shri Natesan Vidyasala Mhss A, grateful_clam from Alkhansaa Prep Co Ed School B and glad_keyboard from Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School who have each been awarded 3 stars for their questions!
Over to you!
- Has Clover made you think differently about the climate crisis?
- Have you learned anything new or been inspired by Clover?
- What’s your response to Clover’s answers? Or would you like to reply to her?
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