Last week, a landmark climate change lawsuit brought by 21 youth from across the U.S. against the federal government hit another major milestone. U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken presided over the latest hearing in the case, Juliana et al v. US Gov, that could be described as David v. Goliath.
Back-to-school time is always exciting for ACE because it means the launch of our annual Action Fellowship. The Action Fellowship, a yearlong intensive advocacy training program, gives young people the knowledge, skills and confidence to be powerful climate leaders now, and for a lifetime.
The massive flooding in Louisiana last week is being called a 500-year flood. 60,000 homes were damaged, 20,000 people were rescued from the flood and 13 people have lost their lives. The cleanup and recovery is only just beginning.