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February 13, 2024

‘Sue big oil’: Youth climate activists press state attorney general to be more aggressive on climate

WKOW 27 News, Madison, WI

Activists, supported by ACE, marched on Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul's office demanding he hold fossil fuel companies accountable for their lies.

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February 13, 2024

ACE Activists Pressure Wisconsin Attorney General to “Make Polluters Pay”


Activists with ACE called on Wisconsin's Attorney General Josh Kaul to hold polluters accountable and "Make Polluters Pay." The group expressed admiration for the strategy Kaul has employed against chemical companies like DuPont. The DOJ has joined several lawsuits against those corporations for the damages allegedly inflicted on Wisconsin communities.

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January 30, 2024

ACE Wins Anthem Award for Best Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence

Anthem Awards

ACE was awarded a Bronze Anthem Award in the "Best Use of AI" category for developing "ClimateSense", an innovative AI-driven tool designed to illuminate the complex web of public opinion surrounding climate change through comprehensive analysis of social media engagement. ClimateSense bridges the gap between online discourse and climate advocacy, providing real-time social media sentiment analysis insights at scale.

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January 27, 2024

Leaders Praise Biden-⁠Harris Administration Pause on Pending Decisions of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports

The White House Briefing Room / Statements and Releases

"Liquefied gas exports pose an existential threat...ACE is beyond thankful for the work of frontline communities who’ve led this fight for so long, other climate and advocacy groups, and the thousands of young people who’ve made their voices heard on this critical issue. We stand ready to continue fighting for a shared future free from fossil fuels." - Leah Qusba, Executive Director, Action for the Climate Emergency

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January 26, 2024

Frontline & National Organizations Respond to Biden Administration Announcement to Pause New LNG Export Approvals

The Sierra Club

"Liquefied gas exports pose an existential threat. Adding climate considerations to the permitting process for CP2 and other LNG facilities is a step towards lowering domestic energy costs being passed on to everyday Americans and fighting the climate crisis." - Leah Qusba, Executive Director, Action for the Climate Emergency

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December 15, 2023

ACE Awarded $500,000 Grant for Voter Registration & Mobilization

The Southern Poverty Law Center

Action for the Climate Emergency received a $500,000 Vote Your Voice grant to fund a wide range of digital and in-person voter registration, mobilization, and civic engagement strategies focused on engaging young people to prepare for the 2024 election.

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December 8, 2023

Black Gold, Indigenous Water

Curb Fusion

Wisconsin Indigenous rights and environmental advocates unite to protect the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa from oil spills. “Our country’s greatest asset, especially in the wake of the climate crisis, is the Great Lakes,” says Paige Benish, a high school senior from Sheboygan, on Lake Michigan, who started a new chapter of Action for the Climate Emergency.

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December 1, 2023

New Poll: Over half of young people extremely likely to vote; youth focused on the economy ahead of 2024 election

Forward Kentucky

CIRCLE’s comprehensive survey of youth highlights differences in candidate preference and need for outreach from campaigns.

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November 15, 2023

MHS students march, rally against oil pipeline

Marshfield Hub City Times

ACE's Marshfield, WI Action Team used a November 8 march and rally in downtown to show it's opposition to the continued use and proposed expansion of Enbridge's Line 5 Pipeline.

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November 1, 2023

The Wandering Naturalist, Episode 185: Warm Winters

The Wandering Naturalist

Leslee Gutiérrez Carrillo is an ACE member and a local climate activist who shares her story about working to combat climate change in Minnesota and how she deals with climate anxiety.

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