ACE is proud to be part of a collaborative effort with the White House, NOAA, Connect4Climate and many other partners to amplify the youth voice in the lead-up to COP21 with #Youth4Climate.
Today, ACE Action Fellow Victoria Barrett will speak on a panel at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The panel, Youth At The Forefront: Bridging the Gap Between Climate Change and Climate Action, will feature the youth perspective on climate action in the lead-up to the Paris Climate Talks later this month.
Today, ACE Executive Director Matt Lappé and North Carolina Program Manager Melinda Lilly take the stage at the WGBH Forum for Digital Media on STEM Learning: Climate Education to share two exciting new initiatives aimed at educating and engaging youth nationwide on climate change.
"We’re launching Our Climate Our Future...with a goal of reaching more than 1 million high-school-aged youth by the end of 2016.”
Join young people around the county in thanking President Obama for rejecting the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Add your name to the thank you letter below and ACE will get it to the President.
Dear Mr. President,
As young people across the country who are concerned about climate change, we want to thank you for taking bold action and rejecting the Keystone XL oil pipeline. We are inspired by your leadership.
On October 14, 2015, the People’s Climate Movement (PCM) brought together climate activists around the U.S. to stand together and demand action on climate change. In the Bay Area, the PCM provided an opportunity for ACE Action Fellows to take center stage at two different events and share the youth perspective.
Less solar means an increased reliance on burning fossil fuels for energy generation, bringing more pollution and negative health impacts to frontline communities near power plants.