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Hearing Greta’s Message

Last year, the climate movement found new vigor in a young Swede named Greta Thunberg. She began a solo strike and quickly caught global media attention for her sharp tongue and truth telling. Too often, however, her words have fallen on deaf ears as politicians continue to ignore the climate crisis. In one of her…Read more...
Tags: Science, Greta, The Kids Are Alright, Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike, Earther Goes To The Movies


United We Are Unstoppable Shows There's More to the Youth Movement Than Greta Thunberg

In two years, Greta Thunberg went from anonymous teenager to international spokesperson for the youth climate movement. To be clear, Thunberg’s role as global phenom is an unwanted one, and she’s often used her platform to young adults fighting for a habitable planet. Yet the world remains fixated on…Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, The Kids Are Alright, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike


India Might Be Censoring Environmental Organizations Online

Three Indian environmental organizations’ websites appear to have been censored in the country.Read more...
Tags: Science, Activism, Internet, India, Censorship, Climate Strike, Fridaysforfuture


'Creating Our Legacies': The Elders Fighting for Climate Justice

Last October, Jane Fonda received the 2019 Stanley Kubrick award for excellence in film, a prestigious honor from the British Academy of Television Film and Arts. Regrettably, the then-81-year-old actress was too busy getting arrested on Capitol Hill to accept the award in person.Read more...
Tags: Science, Capitol Hill, Jane Fonda, Climate Justice, Respect Your Elders, Climate Strike, Intergenerational Justice, Elders Fighting for Climate Justice, British Academy of Television Film


The Coronavirus Is Forcing the Climate Movement to Reimagine Itself

Earth Day was supposed to be part of a week of mass mobilizations in late April. Protestors were going to rally in the streets. Students were going to gather on their university campuses to demand they divest from fossil fuels. Those too young to vote were planning to knock on doors and educate voters about the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Activism, Climate Movement, Uncertain Times, Climate Strike, Coronavirus, Covid 19


More Than 350 Employees Risk Their Jobs to Call Out Amazon's Climate Failures

Earlier this month, Amazon told employees to stop talking publicly about its inadequate climate plan or risk losing their jobs. In response, 350 employees took to Amazon Employees for Climate Justice’s (AECJ) on Sunday evening to lay out why Amazon should beef up its climate plan and what the stakes are…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Amazon Employees, Climate Justice, Climate Strike, Amazon Employees for Climate Justice


Jane Fonda Saved Her Best DC Fire Drill Friday for Last

WASHINGTON, DC—Fire Drill Fridays have been a fixture in Washington since mid-October when Jane Fonda began a weekly climate strike in the nation’s capital inspired by Greta Thunberg and the youth climate strike movement.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Jane Fonda, Climate Activism, Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike, Fire Drill Fridays


Amazon Threatens to Fire Employees Who Spoke Out About Its Climate Failures

Amazon has talked a big climate game while helping the very industries fueling catastrophe. And now, it’s threatened employees who have publicly called on the company to do better without permission.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Climate Justice, Climate Strike, Amazon Threatens


'We're Here:' Extinction Rebellion Bloodies New York as Part of Global Week of Protests

The climate strike movement has left the world on a new plateau of awareness about the climate crisis and the urgency to act on it. Now, it’s time to explore what this landscape looks like and ensure that the climate movement doesn’t go tumbling back down from its new perch on high.Read more...
Tags: Science, Protests, Climate Crisis, Extinction Rebellion, Climate Strike


Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change

More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in places like New Zealand, India, South Africa, Nigeria, and throughout…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Youth, The Kids Are All Right, Climate Strike


These Teen Climate Activists Are the Only Good Thing About Earth Day

Confession: I hate Earth Day. Read more...
Tags: Science, Activism, The Kids Are Alright, Sunrise Movement, Green New Deal, Climate Strike


UK Labour Party Declares National Climate Emergency in Likely Political First

UK politics is more than a seemingly endless Brexit slog. On Thursday, for instance, the Labour Party declared a climate emergency. It likely marks the first major party declaring a climate emergency at the national level anywhere in the world, in yet another sign that climate politics are rapidly shifting.Read more...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Activism, Labour Party, Declarations, Climate Strike, Climate Emergency, Labour Party Declares National Climate Emergency


Here's What New York's Climate Strike Looked Like

NEW YORK, NEW YORK—Friday is the day the climate strike officially went global, and the day it found a new home in the U.S. There more than 400 events around the country, but the epicenter was New York where the movement found its first roots in the country.Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Activism, Strike, New York New York, The Kids Are Alright, Climate Strike, Fridays For A Future


The Climate Strike Movement Has Officially Gone Global

On Friday, students around the world woke up knowing that sometime between math, English, biology or some other rote class, they would stand up and walk out. From the tiny island of Vanuatu to Europe to the U.S., the climate strike movement is officially a global phenomenon. Up to a million students in 123 countries…Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Activism, Climate Change, Vanuatu, The Kids Are Alright, Climate Strike, Fridays For A Future


This 9-Year-Old Is Mad at You for Failing on Climate Change

Grown-ups, here’s a story for you: Fix climate before it’s too late.
Tags: News, Global Warming, Climate Change (Album, Greta Thunberg, Your-feed-opinionvideo, Climate Strike, Fridays For Future


‘Why Go to School When the World Is Burning?’ We Asked Students Why They're Striking For Climate Change

The school climate strike movement that has roiled Europe and Australia for months on end is about to land on U.S. shores. A handful of climate strikers across the country have been building momentum for months, but students will be walking out of class on Friday across the U.S. to protest inaction on climate change.Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Activism, Australia, The Kids Are Alright, Climate Strike, Fridays For A Future


Students Are Preparing for the First Major U.S. Climate Strike Next Month

Alexandria Villasenor doesn’t remember a world without climate change. When she was eight, Folsom Lake, the reservoir practically in her backyard in Davis, dried up amidst California’s epic drought. She peered at the dead fish on its former shores and felt her anxiety about the future start to grow.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Strike, Davis, Folsom Lake, The Kids Are Alright, Climate Strike, Fridays For A Future, Alexandria Villasenor