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‘It does not have to be like this’: 266-mile anti-climate change trek stops in Santa Rosa

By Nashelly Chavez Photo: Kent Porter

A group of seven activists on a 266-mile trek from Paradise to San Francisco stopped in Santa Rosa on Thursday morning to garner support for a federal plan that would create thousands of jobs to help slow and mend the impacts of climate change nationwide.


The Civilian Climate Corps (CCC), Explained

By Ellen Sciales

The Civilian Climate Corps is a visionary policy that would create a government jobs program putting a new generation of Americans to work combatting the climate crisis.


Young Climate Activist Fights to Save Indiana Wetlands

By Mary Jo DiLonardo

Early this year, youth activist Leo Berry was at the Indiana State House with his mom and a couple of friends to support a climate resolution study and research bill that was being introduced. While there, the 11-year-old also heard about a bill that would repeal Indiana’s wetlands protections.


The Greta Thunberg Effect

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new research article “The Greta Thunberg Effect: Familiarity with Greta Thunberg Predicts Intentions to Engage in Climate Activism in the United States” in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology.


What the Senate Vote Could Mean

By Lisa Friedman Photo by Audra Melton

If Democrats win control of the Senate with twin victories in the Georgia runoffs, that shift will hand President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s administration significant additional power to address climate change.


The Sunrise Movement is an early winner in the Biden transition. Now comes the hard part.

By Gregory Krieg Photo: Matthew Addler/Sipa USA/AP

The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led climate activist group, has quickly announced itself as one of the most influential progressive forces in the formative days of President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration.


Climate Ambassador Card

Be a climate ambassador! We designed these credit card-sized cards to fit in your wallet so that wherever you are, and whoever you are with, you feel confident to begin—and sustain—climate conversations. This is a tool to help break the climate silences that exist in all of our lives and to inspire further civic action, such as recruiting additional climate ambassadors!


A Teen-Powered Get Out the Vote Campaign

Our collective future depends on electing leaders up and down the ballot who are committed to taking bold action on climate change that is informed by science and centered on justice. Extreme weather events, melting polar regions, sea level rise, drowning coasts, biodiversity loss… Our blue planet is in crisis, and 2020 is a critical election year for the U.S. to turn the tide on the climate emergency.


‘It gives us hope’: Young Hoosiers gather for ‘Day of Action’ event at Indiana Statehouse

By Jordan Erb Photo by Kelly Wilkinson

The hourslong demonstration, “Crossroads of Democracy: Day of Action,” was designed to appeal to young people who might not realize they have a political voice, one organizer said.