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Young Activists Can Sue Government Over Climate Change, Supreme Court Says

By Jacob Pinter

A group of young people can sue the federal government over its climate change policies, the Supreme Court said Friday. Since it was first filed in 2015, the government has requested several times that Juliana v. United States be dismissed.

11/03/18
                                                               

They’re Young and They Want Change. Now They’re Ready to Vote for the First Time.

By Dan Levin

Weary of a political system that many young Americans see as rigged against their generation, and fired up to elect candidates who they believe support the issues they care about, a surge of young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 have registered to vote this year, according to data from 39 states compiled by Targetsmart, a Democratic polling firm.

08/25/18
                                                               

How young activists hope to make climate change a political priority

By Amy Sisk

Young activists like Anaïs Peterson are focusing in pushing climate change to the center of the political arena. Peterson, a college student, is indicative of an emerging trend among youth demanding that older policy-makers act to mitigate the consequence of climate change that younger people will take on.

07/17/18
                                                               

Youth group plans 3-day DC rally to highlight climate change

By Bopha Phorn Photo by Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images

Thousands of millennials, along with older supporters, will gather in Washington for a march organized by environmental advocacy youth-group #ThisIsZeroHour. Sister marches will take place across the country as marchers demand that policy-makers address mitigating climate change with the urgency the issue deserves.

07/16/18