The ACE Blog

The latest news, stories, and ideas from ACE and our students.

All the skills and experiences I accumulated through my time with ACE continues to be valuable to me as I go through college.
By Miwa Lee | May 28, 2015
ACE in Atlanta and The Clean Air Campaign have partnered to help young people share their stories with the public.
By Ben Swift | May 14, 2015
Liza Sockwell
As high school students and teenagers we aren’t usually expected to show up at protests, or rallies, or really anything that involves us, well, getting involved. But don’t count us out. 
By Maya Greally | May 06, 2015
SF Mayor Pushes for Climate Education
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new partnership with ACE that will provide climate education to all San Francisco public high school students.
By Leah Qusba | April 30, 2015
It’s the ultimate David & Goliath story. In one corner, the underdog. The seemingly small voice in the wilderness. The “weaker” one. In the other corner, climate change. 
By Catherine Brozena | April 22, 2015
ACE Action Fellows at Harvard Heat Week
This is a guest blog post written by ACE Action Fellows James Coakley and Maya Greally who participated in Harvard Heat Week: a week of action urging Harvard to divest from fossil fuels.
By James Coakley & Maya Greally | April 20, 2015
Students Rally for Climate Education in New York
New York students are working with ACE and Global Kids to pass Resolution 0375-2014, calling upon the New York State Department of Education to include lessons on climate change in K-12 curriculum.
By Ben Swift | April 16, 2015
Meet ACE's 2014-2015 Action Fellows in New York City!
By Ben Swift | April 16, 2015
Franklin High School Students at a Tree Adoption
ACE Action Fellows in Los Angeles have partnered with TreePeople and City Plants to distribute and plant trees in open spaces throughout the city.
By Rochelle Younan-Montgomery | April 15, 2015
It’s April! What is your school planning for Earth Week? Here are 4 fun ideas from around the country.
By Wen Lee | April 02, 2015
ACE Fellows at Carson City
On April 1st, 2015, seven Nevada students serving in a yearlong Fellowship with the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) spent their spring break lobbying state senators to support energy efficiency in Nevada.
By Vernard Williams | April 01, 2015
Gina at the Adirondack Youth Climate Summit
Every day, I learn more and more about the generation of leaders that I belong to. It is important to realize that this generation of youth leaders is one of the most passionate and the most caring. 
By Gina Fiorile | April 01, 2015
In Washoe County, Nevada, ACE Action Fellows are working with the Washoe County Health District Air Quality Management Division (AQMD) to run a regional Idle Free Schools Campaign
By Ben Swift | March 31, 2015
On Thursday, March 12th, ACE Action Fellow Sofia Menemenlis spoke at the Los Angeles Methane Symposium hosted by the Environmental Defense Fund and ACE partners at Climate Resolve.
By Rochelle Younan-Montgomery | March 19, 2015
Liza Speaks at the Cape Wind Rally
Liza Sockwell is an ACE Action Fellow in New England. Below you can read about her experience attending the Divestment Day Rally and Save Cape Wind Rally in Boston.
By Guest Blogger | March 16, 2015
ACE Fellows in DC
90% of 8th graders know that climate change is real and human-caused, while 90% of Republican senators deny it. In response, ACE students visited our nation's capital to speak directly to their senators.
By Leah Qusba | March 12, 2015
ACE will be introducing the 2014-2015 Action Fellows from our regions across the country. Check out some our brief interviews with the Reno-Tahoe Region's new Action Fellows below. Make sure to check back later to follow their great work this year.
By Ben Swift | March 12, 2015
Alicia, Kim and Oscar
Alicia Wong is an ACE Action Fellow who is writing a monthly blog series on her experiences with her fellowship. Last month, she spoke to the Washoe County School District Board of Trustees about the Idle Free Schools Campaign.
By Guest Blogger | March 11, 2015
ACE Action Fellows Ian and Meridith Address the Forum
On Saturday March 7, 2015, I spoke at a forum discussion hosted by the Repower Our Schools initiative at the Durham Main Public Library Auditorium in Durham, North Carolina.
By Briana Steele | March 10, 2015
Champions of ChangeCity Council Member Costa Constantinides Addresses the Summit
ACE and Global Kids Action Fellows joined an impressive group of community leaders in New York at the International Young Environmentalists Youth Summit.
By Ben Swift | March 06, 2015


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