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Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

Kids Around the World Cut Class for Climate Justice

March 16, 2019

Students in over 100 countries skipped school and took to the streets to demand serious climate policy from world leaders

Youth Climate Strike Brings Thousands to Streets of London

March 15, 2019

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the 5,000 youth that marched in London, England

Baltimore Is Slaughtering Black Children

Baltimore Is Slaughtering Black Children

March 14, 2019

In the aftermath of a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School, teacher Daniel Parsons argues Baltimore is systematically failing its young people

Most US Coal Ash Sites are Contaminating Nearby Groundwater

Most US Coal Ash Sites are Contaminating Nearby Groundwater

March 14, 2019

Coal ash is contaminating water across the nation with toxic chemicals—and Maryland is home to to one of the most polluting sites, according to a new study

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies (UPDATED)

March 13, 2019

Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation that would strip Baltimore’s incinerator of millions of dollars in renewable energy subsidies

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

City Passes Law That Could Shutter Massive Trash Incinerator

March 7, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Pugh signed the Clean Air Act into law. It will force the city’s trash incinerator to drastically lower emissions—or shut down

Amendments Limit Bill to Stop Baltimoreans from Losing Homes and Churches Over Unpaid Water Bills

Amendments Limit Bill to Stop Baltimoreans from Losing Homes and Churches Over Unpaid Water Bills (UPDATED)

March 1, 2019

Maryland’s House of Delegates unanimously approved a bill to stop Baltimore residents from losing their homes and churches at tax sale over unpaid water bills, but previously unnoticed amendments limit its power

Protestors Storm Mitch McConnell's Office Demanding a Green New Deal

Protestors Storm Mitch McConnell’s Office Demanding a Green New Deal

February 25, 2019

250 youth with the Sunrise movement confronted the Senate Majority Leader about his decision to fast-track a Senate vote on the Green New Deal resolution

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee

February 20, 2019

Pavlina Tcherneva, one of the economists behind the idea, explains how it can fight the climate crisis and promote economic stability for American

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Teen Environmental Activist Tells Congress to Stop Putting “Profit Over People”

February 18, 2019

Nadia Nazar, a 16-year-old leader of youth environmental organization Zero Hour, responds to a representative dissing the Green New Deal and explains the role of youth in fighting climate change