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Meet our COP27 Delegates!

It’s that time of year again! We’re headed to this year’s UN Climate Summit, COP27, in early November, and we’re bringing a great crew! Five Chicagoland students representing It’s Our Future, and one Chicago teacher, will travel to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt to observe the climate negotiations and report back. Get to know this fantastic team […]

COP26 Day 2: Countries Struggle to Commi...

Despite the long lines and issues the planners have had getting the 25,000+ attendees into the Scottish Event Center for COP26 in a timely manner, the day’s events proceeded with strong statements and concern about why some of our world leaders are having trouble comprehending the severity of the climate crisis and taking stronger action. […]

“Paris promised. Glasgow must deliver,”

The UN Climate Summit, COP26, officially opened Sunday, October 31st, with delegates from close to 200 countries and NGO observer organizations, including Seven Generations Ahead, braving the Glasgow, Scotland rain early morning to make their entrance. Pre-COP 26 commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions put the planet on track for an average 2.7 degrees Celsius temperature […]

It’s Our Future steps onto the world sta Fresh from the UN Climate Conference in Madrid, OPRF senior Roz Beile stood before a packed room and described what the experience was like for her. It was a whirlwind, exhilarating week, filled with meetings and eye-opening interactions with people from around the globe, she said. The high point, though, was getting to participate in […]