Read first-hand accounts of how environmental education experiences help to address some of the most critical issues of the 21st Century, from addressing food security to bridging the achievement gap to tackling the obesity crisis.
I would tell kids who say that they are not interested in climate change, that they can do little things here and there to make a difference now. Many students may be busy, but more open to action once they realize how easy it is to make a difference.
Going from eating fast food nearly every day to cutting it out of my life has been a huge change for me, and it’s something I am very proud of. Hopefully with what I learned with ACE, and what I will learn in college, I can continue to educate the public, and in the future make a difference in the lives of the people in my community and maybe even the world.
I see our nation at a crossroads: we can continue with dirty oil and pollution, or we can find clean energy sources. I vote for clean energy! Otherwise, what will the future look like?