For the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia, Oxfam asked young people to draw pictures showing the effect of climate change on their communities in developing countries.
Emmanuel Tonggun of Uganda, age 15, described how heavy rainfall and too much sun destroy vegetation and decrease soil fertility.
You can view the full slideshow of children’s climate change art at OxfamAmerica.org.
Recently, I submitted a question to Andy Rossmeisl and Jon Isham, founders of Brighter Planet, as they spoke with environmental bloggers about carbon offsets, global warming, and what can be done. Listen to their response to my question about children and climate change at the very end of the podcast (I think I stumped them a little).