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The climate crisis requires every tool we’ve got, including carbon removal. The Hill; August 2021.
Climate Change in Florida is Forcing a Response from Republican politicians. Teen Vogue; April 2021.
6 Black Climate Change Leaders you need to know :”we need to be active, it is literally a matter of life and death”. CNBC; April 2021.
Environmentalism has to be Intersectional. The Daily Orange; April 2021
America’s Crisis Response. Youth Think Climate Magazine; April 2021.
On Revere’s Paul Avenue, Residents Grapple with the Rising Tide of Climate Change. WBUR; April 2021.
The Untold Toll of Climate Justice Advocacy on Mental Health. The Environmental Magazine; April 2021.
Legislature, don’t pit climate change against affordable housing. Tallahassee Democrat; April 2021.
These 17 Gen Z climate activists are ready to challenge Biden and their lawmakers to act fast on one of the most urgent crises of their time. Business Insider; April 2021.
Young climate change advocates bring art to the FL Capitol, hoping to get attention from lawmakers. Florida Phoenix; March 2021.
Massachusetts groups back expanded carbon tax with focus on equity. Energy News Network; March 2021.
Letter: Support Passage of Climate Initiative. The Columbian; March 2021
Climate Portection Can’t Exclude Oregon’s Largest Polluters. Portland Tribune; March 2021
Migrant Farm Workers and Environmental Racism in Oregon. Bend Bulletin; February 2021
Climate Coalition Wants More Transparency On Beacon Hill Voting. WBUR/NPR; January 2021
Climate Coalition Wants Brighter Light on Beacon Hill Voting. Massachusetts Statehouse News Service; January 2021.
Stuyvesant Student Calls for Climate Justice Curriculum. The Broadsheet Daily; January 2021



LES must prioritize decarbonization. Lincoln Journal Star; November 2020.
I Feel Like I Have Already Lost A Home’: Young Environmentalists On Why They’re Fighting For Change. WBUR/ NPR Affiliate; September 2020.
Florida students share their views about the climate issues their generation faces. The Invading Sea; September 2020.
As my beautiful bayou home is ravaged by hurricanes, people of color become climate migrants. USA Today; September 2020.
Cornell, COVID and Climate Change; Take the Bus. The Cornell Daily Sun; August 2020.
New TV ad features Rep. Mast’s advocacy for the Environment.TC Palm; August 2020.
Northampton rally raises awareness on climate legislation vote in Massachusetts. WWLP.com; July 2020.
Many were hard hit even before pandemic. The Portland Tribune; May, 2020.
Young activists take Earth Day online. Daily Hampshire Gazette; April, 2020.
Don’t just think of ourselves during Pandemic. The Village Times Herald; April, 2020.
Coronavirus, climate have connection. Lincoln Journal Star; April, 2020.
State must cut coal consumption. Lincoln Journal Star; April, 2020.
Treat climate change like the pandemic. The Oregonian; March, 2020.
Attleboro area state senators support climate-change legislation. Attleboro Sun Chronicle; February, 2020.
Massachusetts Senate to consider climate change amendments on electric car rebates, solar projects. Mass Live; January, 2020.
In Massachusetts, growing support for a carbon price but few details in proposal. Energy News Network; January, 2020.
Students push for stronger climate change legislation at State House. MSN; January, 2020.
High school, college students push for stronger climate change legislation at State House. WCVB (MA TV News); January, 2020.
Youth Lobby Day. The Spokesman Review; January, 2020.
Youth Lobby Day. The Seattle Times; January, 2020.
Capitol Digest: Middle schoolers push Nebraska Legislature for climate change resolution. Omaha World-Herald; January, 2020.
Students ‘plead’ silently with senators: Enact climate policy. Hastings Tribune; January, 2020.
Protesters at Nebraska’s capitol urge lawmakers to make climate policy a priority. KTIV Siouxland; January, 2020.
Issues before lawmakers. KETV Channel 7 Omaha; January, 2020.
Poor returns on fossil fuel investments helping students convince colleges to divest. Lincoln Journal Star; December, 2019.
21st birthday party invite: Come testify about climate change at a public meeting in Lincoln with me. Lincoln Journal Star; December, 2019.
Letter To The Editor: More Battles To Be Won Over Climate Change. Fordham Observer; December, 2019.
Creighton students ready to fight for fossil fuel divestment. WOWT Channel 6 News Omaha; November, 2019.
The Climate Movement. The Broadsheet; November, 2019.
Students aim to fight climate change with phone calls to state officials. Pipe Dream; November, 2019.
We Agree: It’s time for bold equitable climate policy. WickedLocal; November, 2019.
If You Think Your Voice Doesn’t Matter in the Climate Movement, You Need to Hear ThisThe Environment Magazine; November, 2019.
Local representative and youth leader agree its time for bold equitable climate policy. MassLive; November, 2019.
Carbon tax will save money, reduce energy deficit. The Daily News; October, 2019.
Carbon tax will achieve results. Albany Times-Union; October, 2019.
Carbon Tax a Worthwhile Idea. Recorder News; October, 2019.
Sustain UNL stages Die In to protest lack of action towards climate change. The Daily Nebraskan; October, 2019.
‘We Must Grow This Movement’: Youth Climate Activists Ramp Up the Pressure. InsideClimate News; October, 2019.
UNL to host annual Nebraska Youth Climate Summit. Daily Nebraskan; October, 2019.
Youth activists in the Valley make their voices heard. The Valley Advocate; October, 2019.
Lobbying for Climate Policy: A Youth-Led Movement. The Emerald Review; October, 2019.
Our Climate Holds Youth Lobby Day. The Piper; October, 2019.
We Must Grow This Movement’: Youth Climate Activists Ramp Up the Pressure. InsideClimate News; October, 2019.
Farmers work to mitigate climate change. Midwest Messenger; September, 2019.
They’re stealing our future. Omaha World-Herald; September, 2019.
Everything we saw at Tampa’s Climate Strike march. Creative Loafing; September, 2019.
Climate Change rally urges lawmakers to take action. Fremont Tribune; September, 2019.
Sustain UNL to march for Climate Strike movement. The Daily Nebraskan; September, 2019.
Exonians Protest at Portsmouth Climate Strike. The Exonian; September, 2019.
The Words of One Young Climate Activist: ‘We Cannot Consider Ourselves Separate from the Natural World.’  WBUR / NPR; September, 2019.
The Climate Strikes are Why I Quit Teaching. EdWeek; September, 2019.
Climate: Change we can believe in. The Hill; September, 2019.
Tallahassee acted to mitigate climate change, it’s time for our federal representation to follow suit. FSU News; September, 2019.
Youth Climate Strike actions Friday in Tampa & St. Pete. WMNF; September, 2019.
4 Students Share Why They’re Striking For The Climate. The Years Project; September, 2019.
Hurricanes are getting worse, here’s why. The Oracle; September, 2019.
Community solar great for Nebraska. Lincoln Journal Star; August, 2019.
Listen to your constituents. Tampa Bay Times; August, 2019.
Ross Spano complains that climate deniers like him are unfairly labeled as ‘idiots’. Tampa Bay Times; August, 2019.
CLCPA, only a first stepQueens Chronicle; August, 2019.
New York State Passes Ambitious Climate Policy. The YEARS Project; June, 2019.
It’s mostly about climate change as protests dwindle on day two of debates. Miami Herald; June, 2019.
University Student Sparks Nebraska Carbon Pricing Debate. Climate XChange; June, 2019.
Words aren’t enough: Activists want more specific plans to combat climate change. The Florida Phoenix; June, 2019.
Youth climate activists construct mosaic in Boston, demand actionWBUR / NPR; June, 2019.
Court will hear from youth in landmark climate lawsuit. WMNF; May, 2019.
Pass energy bill, then look beyond. Gazette Times; May, 2019.
Clean Energy bill will make a difference. Gazette Times; May, 2019.
Youth Leadership the Key to Successful Carbon Pricing. World Bank’s CPLC Leadership Report; April, 2019.
All Youth, Despite Political Affiliation, Need to Fight Against Climate Change. Cornell Sun; April, 2019.
Students rally, protest, and fight for climate justice in Albany. WICB New York; April, 2019.
Youth Climate movement: Kids give ’em hell about high water. Red, Green, and Blue; April, 2019.
WSU Students will advocate for climate change policies in Olympia. The Daily Evergreen; April, 2019.
Youth Lobby Climate Day is taking place across the country. PBS; April, 2019.
Reader’s View: About the Climate and Community Protection Act. The Troy Record; April, 2019.
Youth around the country to lobby state lawmakers, demanding climate action. ThinkProgress; April, 2019.
Kids to state lawmakers: Do something – now – about climate change, please. Florida Phoenix; April, 2019.
Student brings national environmental campaign to campus. The Ithacan; March, 2019.
Youth-led climate advocacy group looks to put a price on carbon. WICB New York; March, 2019.
The science on climate change is realThe Statesman Journal; March, 2019.
Walking out of schools and towards climate solutionsThe Hill; March, 2019.
Yes on HB 2020. Mail Tribune; March, 2019.
Oregon has the opportunity to build a robust clean energy economy. Statesman Journal; March, 2019.
Clean Energy Jobs Bill is a step in the right directionStatesman Journal; March, 2019.
Support bill on carbon emissionsThe Gazette-Times; March, 2019.
Why a carbon tax is the best solution to the climate crisisThe Concordiensis; March, 2019.
Tackling climate change. North Reading Transcript; February, 2019.
Oregon must lead the way on climate change. Gazette Times; February, 2019.
Central New Yorkers Testify for Climate Justice LegislationNew York Renews; February, 2019.
Long Islanders Testify for Climate Justice Legislation. New York Renews; February, 2019.
Governor Sununu: Step Up or Step Aside. The Exonian; January, 2019.
What killed Washington’s carbon tax? High Country News; January, 2019.
Time is up — we must put a price on carbon. Vermont Digger; January, 2019.
Time for all climate action is now. Beacon Hill Times; November, 2018.
As young people, we know our future is at stake. Hampshire Gazette; November, 2018.
Why Washington failed to pass climate policy and what we must do next. Medium; November, 2018.
Virginia’s cap and trade opportunity: a bipartisan energy solution. Richmond Times-Dispatch; November, 2018.
The climate is on the ballot in six states. The Hill; November, 2018.
1.5 to Stay Alive. Northeastern Political Review; October, 2018.
Vote yes on I-1631: I’m sick of smoke. The Spokesman Review; October, 2018.
1631: A chance for equitable growth. Whitman Wire; October, 2018.
Climate Summit a golden opportunity for Bay Area innovators and activists. NBC Bay Area; September, 2018.
Are we choosing polluters’ profits over public youth health? Clean Technica; August, 2018.
A carbon tax is the great equalizer. The Hill; July, 2018.
It is time oil companies protect the environment. Union Bulletin; July, 2018.
Our Climate and The Years Project launch #YouthStepUp climate contest. Clean Technica; July, 2018.
Climate Action = Strong Economy. Seven Days VT; June, 2018.
Carbon fee can help state meet energy goals. Albany Times Union; April, 2018.
Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight. MIT ClimateX; March, 2018.
Carbon pricing to fight climate change. Hanover Valley News; March, 2018.
UNL President works to create more green campus. The Daily Nebraskan; March, 2018.
Thank colleges for imminent carbon taxes. Wired; March, 2018.
It’s time to act boldly on climate change. Cambridge Day; February, 2018.
Climate meets culture at State House event. Berkeley Beacon; January, 2018.
An effective plan for carbon pricing. VT Digger; January, 2018.
Fossil fuel companies are the real abusers of the welfare systemThe Hill (cross-posted on MSN); January, 2018.
Carbon pricing as a crucial step toward kicking our fossil fuel addictionBuzzfeed; January, 2018.
A low carbon, sustainable strategy for Massachusetts. Buzzfeed; January, 2018.
Hurricanes and the climate–is the worst yet to come? The Hill; October, 2017.
Let’s #PutAPriceOnIt: The Case for Implementing a Carbon Tax. The Hill News; October, 2017.
Bob Allen: Endorsing a price on carbon pollution. VT Digger; September, 2017.
Climate change hurts our low income communities. San Francisco Examiner; September, 2017.
Hurricane Harvey, Irma and climate change are sinking the future for millennials. Project Earth / Fusion; September, 2017.
Student advocacy is a game-changer. The Daily Princetonian; August, 2017.
Students organizing around carbon pricing. Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition; August, 2017.
College Presidents Endorse Carbon Pricing to Fight Climate ChangePhiladelphia Inquirer; August, 2017.
Activist Tom Erb is Lobbying to End Climate Change. Study Break; August, 2017.
Massachusetts Carbon Pricing Campaign Reaches Key Decision Point. Clean Technica; June 2017.
Climate change not a political issue, but real threat regardless of political affiliation. Statesman Journal & USA Today; June 2017.
A Conservative Answer on Climate Change. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; May 2017.
Put A Price On It: Combating Climate Change with Carbon TaxationResilience; May 2017.
How to chill with your elected rep and talk a li’l climate policy. Grist; May 2017.
D.C. Coalition pushes innovative plan to cut emissions and protect most vulnerable residents. Think Progress; May 2017.
Fordham Signals Support for Carbon Pricing. Fordham News; May 2017.
President Ask for Carbon Pricing. Inside Higher Ed; May 2017.
Can Colleges Create a Climate for Pricing Carbon? Huffington Post; May 2017.
CC Divest Triumphs with “Put a Price on It.”  College Voice; May 2017.
Loyola, It’s Time to Put A (Carbon) Price on our Future. Loyola Phoenix; April 2017.
Conn College signs carbon tax endorsement letter. The Day; April 2017.
Youth demand climate action. The Vermont Conversation; April 2017.
Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi Joins Bard CEP to Talk Price on CarbonBard College; April 2017.
Hundreds of students take part in Youth Lobby Day at Vermont Statehouse. WCAX; April 2017.
Boston students come together to fight climate change. Daily Free Press; April 2017.
Trump Tower teach-ins highlight the often perilous state of publicly-owned private spaces. Architect’s Newspaper; April 2017.
Students take carbon pricing debate to Trump’s door. E&E News; April 2017.
Conn College being asked to endorse carbon tax. The Day; April 2017.
This 12-year old boy has powerful message. Mic; April 2017.
A climate change lesson for President Trump from inside his New York home. Fusion; April 2017.
Will millennials support a carbon price? Yale Climate Connections; April 2017.
Camila Thorndike and Page Atcheson are pushing a simple climate solution. Grist; March 2017.
#PutAPriceOnIt: Students Bring Carbon Tax to CampusFordham Observer; February 2017.

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