FOR KIDS

HOW TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN

WHAT YOU CAN DO: TURN IDEAS INTO ACTION

YOUTH ACTION GROUPS YOU CAN JOIN

ZERO HOUR: http://thisiszerohour.org
The mission of the Zero Hour movement is to center the voices of diverse youth in the conversation around climate and environmental justice. Zero Hour is a youth-led movement creating entry points, training and resources for new young activists and organizers ( and adults who support our vision) wanting to take concrete action around climate change . Together, we are a movement of unstoppable youth organizing to protect our rights and access to the natural resources and a clean, safe, and healthy environment that will ensure a livable future where we not just survive, but flourish.

POWER SHIFT: https://powershift.org/about
The Power Shift Network mobilizes the collective power of young people to mitigate climate change and create a just, clean energy future and resilient, thriving communities for all.

PLANT FOR THE PLANET: https://www.plant-for-the-planet.org/en/home
Plants trees for a better world and asks the world to help the children save their future.

imatter: https://www.imatteryouth.org
Right now, young people are mobilizing in cities across the US and Canada to do what’s necessary to address the climate crisis. We are literally transforming the way cities operate – we are changing the world.

EARTH GUARDIANS: https://www.earthguardians.org
Earth Guardians empowers young people by providing them with leadership opportunities and tools to bring their innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

OUR CHILDREN’S TRUST: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org
Meet the 16-year-old climate activist Suing the U.S. Government https://www.huffingtonpost.com/lonnie-nadler/meet-the-16-year-old-climate_b_12473396.html

BE STRAW FREE: http://www.ecocycle.org/bestrawfree

TEAM MARINE: http://teammarine.org

SKIP THE STRAW: https://oceanconservancy.org/trash-free-seas/outreach-education/skip-the-straw/

HOW TO REDUCE YOUR CO2 FOOTPRINT

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A GREAT BOOK ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The Young Voices for the Planet films were inspired by the book Lynne Cherry wrote with photojournalist Gary Braasch, How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming.

* See some more Kid Heroes at the web site of the My Hero Project and Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards.
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/byabook/
http://www.myhero.com/go/hero.asp?hero=Erica_Fernandez_2012

*Read the stories of some youth world-changers in this book:
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/byabook/