ACE on the way to the Winter X-Games

ACE Educators Bridget and Michael are on a march to the 2010 ESPN Winter X-Games, in Aspen, Colorado! We’re going to be delivering the ACE presentation to over one thousand students in 5 schools in the Roaring Fork Valley and rockin' it at the X-Games on Thursday!

Cali Storm from Space

Passed on to me from a lovely man, this picture is wild!! Check it out:

And, storms are only supposed to become MORE intense with climate change... yikes!

The Dream Reborn (My President Is Green)

-By Keona Harris - ACE Intern

This video, I must say is very empowering to me. Just from watching and hearing the lyrics of this song makes you want to do whatever you possibly can to make a contribution to the change. He relates it back to the dream of Dr. King at it makes so much sense; it makes you think like, "Are we as people really following the dream?"

Haiti Struck AGAIN, Today...

The 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti about a week ago and the 6.1 magnitude aftershock came this morning! These people are in major need of money for surgery. They need pain killers to numb the pain of bones being popped back into place or limbs amputated...yikes!

While earthquakes are not caused by climate change we can see how a country with so little resources is being seriously impacted. And, to me this connects because scientists agree that the world's poorest countries will be hardest hit - at least at first - by the impacts of our changing climate.

Copenhagen Accord = EPIC FAIL

That's a slightly exaggerated statement, but Copenhagen was definitely a huge disappointment

For those of you who were unable to attend (including myself) I found this quite entertaining, again everyone is poking jokes at our climate leaders. But I honestly can't blame them.

YACC Update

Hey guys,

Terrae here, checking in about my action team, the YACC!

So although I was not able to check-in last week about my first AT meeting, it went awesome! The students really liked the first day’s lesson. It involved some basic teachings of global warming along with two videos and a group activity. It was a huge success to start this action team on a good note.

Why's It So Cold?

Snow on Bluebonnets

From Liz, resident Intern in Houston, addressing a topic that has made its mark in TX:

“It’s so cold outside, obviously this global warming thing is a hoax”

“Yeah, dude, totally”

ACE Chicago supports partners for MLK Day

Coming off of a great Leadership and Presenter Training on January 9th, including the collaborative efforts of 5 ACE | Chicago Partners and 30 amazing students from around the region, we're reaching out to our partners and communities again!

ACE Youth Advisory Board

By Daniela Lapidous - ACE Youth Advisory Board

Hey, there! We are the inaugural Youth Advisory Board - Alec Loorz, Adarsha Shivakumar, Shreya Indukuri, and Daniela Lapidous - and we are ready to be the direct connection between ACE and our generation.

Our mission statement goes like this: "The ACE Youth Advisory Board strives to use our experiences with climate action to add a youth perspective into ACE programs and inspire other youth to take initiative."

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