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.
Youth have the most to lose from climate change, but the most to gain by stopping it. Join youth from across the nation in demanding that world leaders strike a comprehensive climate agreement for climate action in Paris at COP 21.
Two weeks ago, President Obama took a major stand in the fight against climate change with his rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. As the Paris Climate Talks approach, the President’s rejection of Keystone is sending a bold message to the world that the United States is ready to take action on climate change.
On behalf of 458 young people across the country who signed on, we are sending a thank-you letter to the President for rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.