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The Results are In: ACE Action Fellowship Puts Youth on Pathway of Climate Leadership

We’ve heard directly from students, teachers, parents and community leaders that youth in our leadership network are optimistic, courageous and empowered when it comes to creating lasting solutions to climate change in their communities.

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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 youth climate leader 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, .

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 …

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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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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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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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We Need a Climate Change Conversation Now.

The public’s opinion is only as good as the public’s information and unfortunately, when it comes to climate change there are powerful forces working to keep the public misinformed.

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Boston ACE Leaders Host 8th Annual YouthCAN Summit

YouthCAN was initiated by students in the Boston Latin School environmental club who wanted to partner with neighboring environmental clubs to work together to green their schools. Their goal was to create a network where students, school administrators, public officials and local business professionals could collaborate towards a more sustainable Greater Boston Area.

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ACE Leaders Review the National Climate Assessment on a Call from the White House

This week marked a historic day for our nation. The 3rd National Climate Assessment (NCA), a report four years in the making and commissioned by Congress, was released this Tuesday, May 6th. The report, focusing its more than 800 pages exclusively on the United States, is an extensive look at , its impacts and the possible responses. Even at first …

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