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Hug High Goes Idle Free

That’s right — Idle Free Schools has struck again. This time it was Proctor R. Hug High School in Reno, Nevada.

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Why Learning About Climate Change Made Me Quit Fast Food

At my school all seniors have to do a yearlong project about a social issue of our choice. After seeing the ACE assembly, I knew right then and there I wanted to do my project on climate change. When I heard ACE was hosting a Youth Action Lab the following month about the connection between climate change and food, well, of course I signed up to attend.

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ACE Climate Action Fellows Engage in Unique Opportunity at L.A. City Hall

The ACE LA Climate Action Fellows and their friends arrived to the picturesque LA City Hall on a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon. Our friends from City Plants and Tree People were there to train the students in all things tree distribution and care.

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ACE partners with GreenPower for 2nd annual teacher workshop

Last week, 23 science teachers converged on Squaw Valley Resort in Lake Tahoe, California for ACE’s 2nd annual teacher workshop, “Climate & Energy in the Next Generation Classroom”. Teachers taught science in grades 5-12 and hailed from around northern California and all parts of Nevada.

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Youth Call for Climate Action at EPA Hearings

Meet Robert, Lauren, Teja and Tayt, four young climate leaders who will be heading to EPA hearings tomorrow, July 29th, in Washington D.C. At the hearings, they will tell their stories and testify in support of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and strict limits on CO2 emissions under the Clean Air Act.

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5 Things I Learned Working As a Full Time Activist at 19

My name is Aly Johnson-Kurts, and last summer, at the ripe age of 19, I decided to take a year off from college to fight the climate crisis.

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New York Students Call For a Climate Education Mandate

Students and their allies gathered on the steps of New York City’s City Hall with signs in hand and passion in their voices. “What do we want?” Jatnna Ramirez, Trainer at Global Kids, shouted. “Climate education!” the group responded. “When do we want it?”, Jatnna asked. “Now!” the group answered with conviction and cheers.

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The Quest of an Enviro-Ninja

Even though there’s still long road ahead of us to achieving a socially just, climate stable future, I’m confident that we youth will turn the tide. Just think about it: We’re digital natives. We’re hopeful, collaborative and creative. We dream big and don’t take “impossible” for an answer.

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Put Solar On It!

It’s time to shift the perception on solar. That’s why ACE, along with 16 other organizations, are unveiling the first-ever National #PutSolarOnIt Day of Action on June 21st.

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BREAKING: Youth Call for a Climate Education Mandate in NYC Schools

New York City will set a powerful example to cities across the country with its climate education mandate. Please support this cause today.

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