The Black Nightingale
Youth Climate Activists
please save us. we seem to be doing a terrible job saving you.
The below post was borrowed in its entirety from #NativeLivesMatter.
AUTUMN PELTIER, 14
@Autumn.Peltier was appointed chief water commissioner for the #AshinabekNation and was just nominated for the International Childrens Peace Prize 2019 awarded annually to a child who "fights courageously for children's rights." She is a #waterprotector and has been called a "water warrior". [via @for.the.wild]
ISRA HIRSI, 16
@Isra.Hirsi is the co-founder of the U.S. Youth Climate Strike and the daughter of Congresswoman @Ilhanmn. She says the climate crisis "is the fight of my generation, and it needs to be addressed urgently." [via @vice]
XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ, 18
Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist, and powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement.
GRETA THUNBERG, 16
@GretaThunberg is a Swedish environmental activist attempting to hold politicians to account for their lack of action on the climate crisis. Greta is known for speaking about her school strike activism and having Asperger's. She is currently organizing #FridaysForFuture all over the world saying, "Everyone is welcome. Everyone is needed." #YouthClimateStrike #ClimateChange