The Young Voices for the Planet films allow your voices to be heard.
Seeing what others have accomplished will inspire and empower you!

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Words Have Power

10-year-old Jaysa rallies the community with her speeches about how the power plant causes asthma and “so much suffering.” When they succeed in shutting down the plant, Jaysa concludes that “words have power.”

Save Tomorrow

Inspired by the other Young Voices for the Planet films, three 9-year-old girls testify at their town hall to change a town law (with unanimous support!) to allow solar panels on public buildings. They then save their local woods.

Plant for the Planet

As a 9-year-old boy, inspired by Wangari Maathai, Felix founded Plant for the Planet. Now, through his viral website, he has planted more than a billion trees in Germany and worldwide to sequester CO2.

Team Marine

In this inspiring story, we follow Team Marine, an eco-minded group of High School students, as they testify at city council and successfully ban plastic bags in their city.

Dreaming In Green

Learning that of all the coastal cities in the world, Miami will suffer the greatest economic loss, these Florida middle-school students do a school energy audit and save their school $53,000 through simple actions.

The Last Straw

Nine-year-old Milo Cress is concerned about the millions of straws that pollute waterways, waste fossil fuel and harm ocean creatures. He convinces restaurants to “go straw-free,” and three Cape Cod girls “take the pledge to skip the straw!”

Olivia’s Birds And The Oil Spill

Eleven-year-old Olivia’s deep connection with the Gulf of Mexico and her love of birds move her to raise $200,000 for Audubon’s rescue efforts. She then visits elected officials to ask them to support clean renewable energy.

Green Ambassadors

Teenagers from Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, CA recycle, compost, plant trees, educate students about sustainability and more to reduce their carbon footprint.

Longing for a Local Lunch

Students in Great Barrington, MA change their cafeteria fare from processed foods to local food and calculate the difference in CO2 emissions between eating locally grown food vs food coming from great distances.

Kids vs Global Warming

12-year-old Alec Loorz created Kids vs. Global Warming, the Sea Level Awareness Project and the Declaration of Independence from Fossil Fuels campaign.

We Sing Out!

The Rivertown Kids Chorus sings with folk icon Pete Seeger about civil rights, social justice, cleaning up the Hudson River, global warming and the power of one person to create community and make great changes in the world.

Girl Scouts

With support from the Sierra Club, these Girl Scouts go door-to-door distributing thousands of free energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

Anya: Citizen-Scientist in Siberia

Anya, an indigenous Siberian girl, sees her world literally melting away. She joins Arctic scientist Max Holmes’ research team and enlists schoolmates in collecting water samples from the Lena River.