Counting down to Bermuda's 2024 Youth Climate Summit!


Young People in Action

On April 15th, YCS participants conducted a beach cleanup on Nonsuch Island, home to many of the Island’s rarest and most endangered plants, animals, and bird species. During their visit, students explored the conservation practices of the reserve used to protect the endemic wildlife of Bermuda. Participants later attended a...
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YCS Participants Pitch Their Projects to Partners

This year, Youth Climate Summit (YCS) students will focus on a new set of climate change issues and actions under the guidance of YCS Director, Dr. Rosemarie McMahon. On Tuesday, March 21, students presented their project ideas to YCS Corporate and NGO Partners in BUEI’s Tradewinds Auditorium. Climate Justice Board...
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Project Planning Process

Youth Climate Summit (YCS) have engaged in facilitated conversations with representatives from Bermuda Government, BIOS, BAMZ, KBB, and Nonsuch Expeditions in order to gather information for their climate action projects. They have also learned about the importance of energy efficiency in a recent trip to BE Solar and continue to...
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Young People in Action – Waste Audit

YCS participants, together with student volunteers from Berkeley Institute’s Environmental Studies Class, took part in a school waste audit over their lunch break at the Berkely Institute. The waste audit was overseen by YCS Director, Dr. Rosemary McMahon, Education and Enforcement Officer for the Government of Bermuda, Vanese Flood Gordon,...
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2022 Youth Climate Summit

BUEI proudly held the Second Annual Youth Climate Summit (YCS) between Monday, November 21st and Saturday, November 26th. During the weeklong Summit, a new cohort of one hundred and sixty students took part in the virtual sessions held Monday – Thursday and in-person activities on Friday and Saturday. On the...
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YCS Alumni Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, November 24th, following four days of Youth Climate Summit (YCS) virtual sessions, BUEI hosted an opening reception to kick off the in-person events. In attendance were the Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Walter Roban, Minister of Education, Hon. Diallo Rabain, and representatives from YCS environmental...
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Youth Climate Advisory Board (YCAB) Update

It is full steam ahead for the YCS participants! On February 26th the Youth Climate Advisory Board (YCAB) pitched their action projects a wider YCS participants in the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI.   The Conservation track proposed “Marine Protection and Outreach”, a project that tackles mangroves and sea grass conservation,...
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BUEI Appoints Youth Climate Initiative Consulting Director

Youth Climate Initiative Consulting Director - Dr. Rosemarie McMahon   The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Rosemarie McMahon as the Consulting Director to the Youth Climate initiative, a fundamental component of Bermuda’s first Youth Climate Summit held in November 2021.   The...
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