Strengthening public awareness on climate change: lesson learned from a youth social movement in Yogyakarta, Indonesia     

A R Luthfia and E N S Alkhajar
Published under license by IOP Publishing Ltd
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 200, conference 1

The awareness of climate change has been recognized as an important key to driving the public to fight against climate change as a global threat. This study focused to examine the role of a youth social movement in strengthening public awareness on climate change. This research employed the descriptive qualitative method. The data were taken through interviews, observation, and documentation. The results showed that the Youth for Climate Change (YfCC) of the Special Region of Yogyakarta has played various important roles to strengthen public awareness on climate change especially by using an educational approach. Unfortunately, their works did not receive appropriate support from the local government.

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Direct and indirect risks to wellbeing