Media / Incoming

Why Teen Climate Activist Alexandria Villaseñor Is Suing the World For Violating Her Rights

August 15, 2019

Alexandria Villaseñor is standing in front of the U.S. Capitol and posting Instagram stories like any other teenager. “Is there any good music that goes with climate action?” the 14-year-old asks a group of activists. A couple of suggestions later, a song that’s more than twice her age blasts from her phone speakers on abbreviated loop: “It’s the end of the world as we know it… It’s the end of the world as we know it…”

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Overpopulation: Racist ‘dog whistle’ or fuel for climate crisis?

July 11, 2019

Ritvik Janamsetty, a spokesperson for Earth Uprising - a global youth network fighting against climate change that is participating in the Miami summit - says that the planet's demographic prospects don't bode well, but that the relationship between population growth and carbon emissions is nuanced.

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Trump Supporters CLASH With Climate Activists

July 1, 2019

This is a short video including a video interview of Anisa Nanavati, Earth Uprising's North American Continental Lead, by Rebel HQ.

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How a 7th-grader’s strike against climate change exploded into a movement

February 16, 2019

On the ninth Friday of her strike, 13-year-old Alexandria Villasenor wakes to a dozen emails, scores of Twitter notifications and good news from the other side of the planet: Students in China want to join her movement. Every week since December, the seventh-grader has made a pilgrimage to the United Nations’ headquarters demanding action on climate change.

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