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Action: The Only Choice

 This is a guest post by Kerry Brock.

Kerry Brock is a Massachusetts high school student and a in ACE’s network, originally from Scotland. She moved to the US when she was eight years old and to Massachusetts for her freshman year of high school. During high school, she’s been very involved in the climate movement and saw there was a huge

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The Future that We Deserve

This is a guest post by ACE Alumna, Chloe Maxmin.

The life of a youth climate activist can be extreme. I’ve been involved with climate activism since age 12, and as a Senior at Harvard College, I’ve experienced many highs and lows. I’ve experienced moments of depression—when the adults ignore your voice because “you’re a kid,” when the latest IPCC report comes out or when you truly think about what …

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One Climate Action Fellow’s Update: How We Won Recycling Bins for Our School

Hello everyone! My name is Alicia Wong. I am the president of the environmental club at my school, Edward C. Reed HS in Sparks, Nevada. I am also a Climate Action Fellow at ACE. I am going to start a monthly blog about my experience of being an ACE Climate Action Fellow and how I balance that with my work in my club to my school work.

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Speaking Up for Solar in Nevada

Liz Garcia is a recent graduate of Spanish Springs High School in Sparks, Nevada. She was president of her school’s Action Team the Green Paws and worked to make her school Idle Free.

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Where Are They Now – Jonny Behrens

The Start of a Long Path in the Student Progressive Environmental Movement

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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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