Less than a year into his presidency, Jair Bolsonaro has been on a mission to rehabilitate his and Brazil's image, particularly after international criticism for his handling of the Amazon wildfires and stance on Indigenous rights.
Xiye Bastida is one of many young poster children who’s come to represent the moral imperative to act on climate change. And now that she’s helped start a global conversation, she wants to do more than talk.
With the recent climate strike, children are taking big steps to tackle climate change. This is particularly important as climate change can have negative implications for children's health and development.
With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland took off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.