UNEP Launches North American Youth Initiative

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) 14 November 2008: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

launched its “Kick the Carbon Habit” Education Campaign with a meeting of the

new North American Youth Network from 14-16 November 2008, in Chicago, US.

Twenty youth representatives from the US and Canada met to discuss tools and

actions to combat climate change, with the ultimate goal of engaging their

communities. [UN Press Release]