Youth Video Shifts the Debate about Coal at Warsaw Climate Talks

On the first day of the U.N. Climate Meetings in Warsaw, young people from around the world joined with the newly formed Polish Youth Climate Network to release a climate video mocking the coal industry and promoting a clean energy future.

The title of the video, “Race for Energy Independence,” is a play on the Race for Independence, a running race that takes place on November 11 in Warsaw every year to commemorate Polish independence. 

Over the next 24 hours, and throughout the coming week, young people will be sharing the “Race for Energy Independence” video online, and tweeting it directly at participants in the UN Climate Talks and key climate figures.

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