Tag: youth climate movement
The movement of the future has potential to further re-shape politics in ways most of us can’t even imagine.
Instead of succumbing to the challenges of the past few years, young climate activists are learning to adapt and build on their past actions.
“So we linked our demands to our own actions through our ‘Your Promise, Our Future’ campaign and are showing world leaders what we are doing for the world and then asking them what they are going to do for us and our future.”
"We are a generation that doesn't want only to blame; we want to influence concrete change on the political, community, and society level."
The Sunrise Movement and progressive allies are applying new strategies to turn out young voters—and to convince parents to pull the lever for Democrats.
"CalSTRS is playing roulette with our pensions and our children's future by holding onto these doomed assets."
“The real issue here is one of democracy."
The youth movement is diverse and contains many political currents, but above all it is an expression of positive action, hope for the future, and readiness for far-reaching change.
The Global Climate Strike is the result of a whole new generation taking bold action and could be the turning point for grassroots resistance to fossil fuels.
"We can change it all if we want it all, and we do."