youth climate movement

Youth Rising To Support Agressive Action on Climate

December 14, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

Climate Change and Youth

A paper by climatologist James Hansen and 17 other international climate scientists is getting some pickup in youth movement circles. The paper goes well beyond what one would traditionally expect from a scientific paper, mainly because of its intergenerational framing of climate change.[read more]

A Seat at the Table – Youth Engagement in Global Energy and Climate Issues

December 11, 2012 by Kali Taylor

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As the COP18 Climate Summit comes to a close, the world is reflecting on what transpired in Doha and the massive challenges that remain unaddressed.  While many have questions about the effectiveness of the UN process, I am left with a bigger question as I depart from Qatar - How can we continue to discuss the world’s energy and...[read more]

COP15 and Beyond- The Climate Movement Fights On!

November 19, 2009 by WattHead Guest Contributor

After working tirelessly to push federal politicians to be accountable to the will of the people through Powershift regional summits,’s day of action, local events and direct actions, you’d think exhaustion would be setting in on the ranks of the US youth climate movement. Especially after the demoralizing blow that was delivered...[read more]

Building a Brilliant Future: We Need Your Brains!

October 14, 2007 by Jesse Jenkins

I have spent the last two days talking to and listening to the Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger and the question they always are asked is, what is your positive vision for the future? Well, I will be doing a full review of the book soon, but the question is being asked of the wrong people. Tom Friedman got it seriously wrong, as...[read more]