Although the evidence of a rapidly changing climate is clear, only 58% of Americans agree that climate change is happening and human-caused and misinformation campaigns are making their way into classrooms across the country. In alignment with ACE’s new strategic plan, we are working to better support educators and young people in communicating climate science and climate justice by creating resources for the classroom and beyond.
In the wake of the most expensive hurricane season in history, ACE created a new lesson plan aimed to help teachers guide their students to cope with the trauma and build resilience after devastating hurricanes like Maria. ACE had the opportunity to visit Puerto Rico to see the lesson plan in action and to hear stories from young people across the island finding hope after this climate disaster.
I can’t say I’m sad to say goodbye to 2017. This year in many ways was truly devastating from a climate change perspective. For those who doubted that climate change was indeed upon us, the reality now couldn’t be starker.
ACE is partnering with Our Children's Trust to support youth across the country in legal proceedings seeking science-based action by governments to secure a safe climate and healthy atmosphere for present and f
There are 50 inches of rain falling – 50 inches, over four feet. That’s how much rainfall Hurricane Harvey is expected to dump on southern Texas before it’s all over.
It’s hard to actually comprehend what that much rain means.
As an organization committed to fighting for justice in all forms, we condemn white supremacy. We acknowledge that the roots of racism run deep in our country, roots which became starkly visible this past weekend in Charlottesville.