Action Fellow Victoria Barrett Presents at UN Panel in Lead-Up to COP21

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.

ACE Introduces Mass Climate Education Initiative at PBS Forum

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.” 

Youth to Obama:

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.

Youth Perspective: Bay Area Fellows Deliver Powerful Message at PCM

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.

ACE Fellows Testify at Critical MA Energy Hearing

On Tuesday, September 29th, six ACE Action Fellows gathered at the Massachusetts State House to make their voices heard at a public hearing on the future of energy policy in the state. Out of the hundreds of attendees, the Action Fellows were the only citizens offering a youth perspective at the hearing. 

Living with the California Drought: One Student’s Story

No matter where you live, you have probably heard about the drought in California. The last four years have been simultaneously the hottest and the driest four-year period on record. For many, the California drought is just another headline. But for Jonathan Rincon, a sophomore at UC Santa Barbara from Watsonville, CA, the drought is personal.

ACE Action Fellows Take Center Stage at PCM

As thousands gather around the country today to demand climate action, our young leaders are taking center stage at rallies around the country to speak up for their future. 

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