The Eden Project’s Sophie Bridger talks to climate activist Zoë Skipper Reed about what inspired her to join the climate movement, what she is doing to help create a healthier more positive world and her hopes for the future.
Zoë Skipper Reed is an 18 year old climate justice activist from London. After participating in the 2019 climate strikes, Zoë founded an in-school sustainability policy to create change in her local community. Since then, she has served as a delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women with UN Women UK, and in 2020 she joined Generation Climate Europe (GCE). At GCE she has served as a member of the Sustainable Development Working group, and works as the project lead for GCE’s upcoming ‘Youth Voices on Climate Justice Report’. She reads Combined Honours in Social Sciences, majoring in International Relations, at Durham University.