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marcela mulholland

Adults failed to take climate action. Meet the young activists stepping up

The movement comprises a small core team of young organizers, supported by a larger group of several hundred volunteers. The group’s elevation of the Green New Deal has clearly riled Trump, who has falsely but repeatedly claimed that the plan would result in the banning of cars, air travel and even cows.

young protesters with the sunrise movement in washington

Hundreds of young protesters confront McConnell over Green New Deal

Activists condemn Republican Senate leader for ‘lining your pockets while we die in floods’ and demand climate action — Hundreds of youth climate activists marched on Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s Washington office and 42 of them were arrested by police, according to organizers. The protesters – who planned for the arrests – were led …

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alexandria ocasio cortez

The Green New Deal is here, and everyone has something to say about it

— For the past several weeks, there’s been rampant speculation about what would be included in the much talked about Green New Deal, the ambitious plan to tackle climate change and remake much of the American economy. That anticipation came along with trepidation from some corners over whether the deal would include controversial elements that …

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