On Tuesday, September 29th, six ACE Action Fellows gathered at the Massachusetts State House to make their voices heard at a public hearing on the future of energy policy in the state. Out of the hundreds of attendees, the Action Fellows were the only citizens offering a youth perspective at the hearing.
ACE provides award-winning climate science programming that gives every student a chance to take action. For some, it’s a small lifestyle change. For others, it’s hands-on preparation for a lifetime of leadership.
Students and teachers aren’t the only ones raving about ACE’s programs. Parents across the country are seeing the passion and leadership that ACE activates in their high schoolers. Check out this testimony from Zoe’s mother.
No matter where you live, you have probably heard about the drought in California. The last four years have been simultaneously the hottest and the driest four-year period on record. For many, the California drought is just another headline. But for Jonathan Rincon, a sophomore at UC Santa Barbara from Watsonville, CA, the drought is personal.
This November, Paris, France will host the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties, or COP21. But before world leaders meet to attack the climate challenge, they have got a marketing challenge in front of them.
ACE alumni Afsana Akter and Amosh Neupane teamed up to deliver a powerful keynote address at the 2015 NYC Sustainability Summit, sharing their personal stories of climate activism and calling their peers to action.