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2020 Climate Change Voter’s Guide

Each 2020 candidate — whether for the Presidency, the Senate or the House, whether incumbent or challenger, gets a climate score from zero to 100 for the voter to take into the voting booth. Use it to choose your candidates.


A small but passionate crowd joins global climate strike to call for environmental justice

By London Gibson

Just days after a grand jury’s decision to indict only one of the police officers involved in the shooting of Louisville woman Breonna Taylor sparked national outrage, a small but passionate group of young climate activists chanted her name at the statehouse Friday, saying systemic racism isn’t limited to the criminal justice system.


Youth Environmental Activists Strengthen Their Stand in the Climate Movement

By Khanh (Kay) Nguyen Photo: Luke Franke/Audubon

Student leaders proved age is trivial when taking actions on environmental issues at the first-ever virtual Youth Environmental Summit.


16 Children Await UN Decision As Youth Climate Movement Recalibrates

Emily Schwing Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Last fall, 16 children from across the world, including Greta Thunberg, filed a formal communication with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. Within the communication, the kids make the argument that their home nations — France, Germany, Brazil, Argentina and Turkey — haven’t done enough to adequately respond to climate change, and therefore haven’t protected their basic human rights. It’s been described in the press as everything from a petition to a lawsuit.


COVID-19 canceled mass protests. Here’s what youth climate activists are doing instead.

By Lauren Aratani

For young climate activists in the United States, staying home because of the pandemic does not mean staying silent, with plans gathering pace across the country to make their voices heard in November’s elections.


Young U.S. Conservatives Speak Out For Post-Pandemic Environmentalism

By Matthew Lavietes

A group of young conservatives has urged the United States to rebuild the post-pandemic economy with clean energy to help combat climate change, joining the ranks of Republicans who say they are unhappy with U.S. efforts to slow global warming.


Youth Climate Strikers Storytelling Hub

Photo by AC Dimtatac

The climate strikers who captivated the world during last year’s Global Climate Strike haven’t gone anywhere. They’re still here, organizing online for action on climate change even in the midst of a global pandemic. And now, they’re sharing their personal stories with the world.  Today, we begin publishing a series of stories by young strikers […]