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.
Energy injustice is a huge problem in North Carolina, and the Block Party helped a lot of people see that it’s not just their problem; everyone is affected. On Saturday, October 24, 2015, ACE Action Fellows in North Carolina joined with our partner, North Carolina League of Conservation Voters, for the Power Up NC DIY Block Party for local residents in Southeast Raleigh.
ACE Action Fellow Victoria Barrett is in Paris for the COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference this week. At just 16 years old, Victoria is one of the youngest participants at COP 21. But she is not afraid to speak up.