There are many issues that are important and relevant in today’s political landscape, including climate change, the foremost threat to my generation and future generations to come. On February 13th, at the Historic Thousands on Jones Street March (HKonJ) in downtown Raleigh, many of these issues were represented in an intersectional and collaborative environment.
I wanted to know: Why are we not learning more about climate change at my high school? That’s the question that I addressed as I surveyed the students and teachers at Weston High School in Connecticut.
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As the international climate negotiations concluded in Paris, ACE Action Fellows in New England mobilized with over 2,000 people to rally and march for Jobs, Justice and Climate.
On Thursday, December 17, 2015, eight North Carolina Action Fellows called for climate justice and bold climate action at a public hearing for the North Carolina Clean Power Plan in Raleigh, NC.
The annual Bioneers conference in San Rafael, California brings together innovators, artists, leaders and visionaries to solve the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. This year, 17-year-old ACE Action Fellow Alumna, Jasmyn Mitchell, was among the keynote speakers.
There is an imminent threat known to all of mankind: climate change. Climate change is a global problem and each state, city and province has its own climate problems. The North Carolina Climate Justice Summit is a gathering of adults and youth who all have similar concerns about climate change relating to North Carolina specifically. These adults and youth are of all different races and religions and come from all different backgrounds and places. The Summit is a place where people can share, learn and, most importantly, unite for a common cause despite their differences.