By Julian Paquette
Published in the Gulf Islands Driftwood, January 10, 2018, page 6

There are more than 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24 on Earth presently, which is the largest youth generation in history. This is also the generation most affected by climate change.

In partnership with the student council at the Gulf Islands Secondary School, the Salt Spring Forum is presenting more events that will inspire, engage and empower young people to lead.

The first GISS Student Council-Salt Spring Forum event features Geoff Dembicki, an internationally successful 31-year-old climate journalist and author of the new book Are We Screwed? How a New Generation is Fighting to Survive Climate Change. Dembicki will speak on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. in the GISS Multipurpose Room.

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