This Teen Climate Activist Isn’t Waiting For Adults To Solve Climate Crisis (Video)

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Originally published on The Climate Reality Project.

The future of climate solutions rests on our shoulders. Here’s how one of our youngest Climate Reality Leaders is rising to the challenge.

During this critical moment in our planet’s history, 16 year-old Pavan Gowda isn’t waiting for adults to solve the climate crisis. He’s taking matters into his own hands – and getting other kids on board, too.

When Pavan was just eight years old, he started Green Kids Now, an organization with a clear goal: Get kids working together all around the world to raise awareness, take action, “and of course have a cleaner and healthier planet.”

Today, Pavan is one of our youngest Climate Reality Leaders – a group of grassroots activists working to spread the truth about the climate crisis and inspire communities to take action.

With nearly 11,000 trained activists in over 135 countries, Climate Reality Leaders like Pavan are inspiring action around the world and keeping the pressure on world leaders to honor their Paris Agreement commitments, cut emissions, and expand clean energy solutions at every level of society.

We make a simple promise with the Climate Reality Leadership Corps: “You want to make a difference. We’ll show you how.”

Help us train more inspiring Climate Reality Leaders like Pavan during our 24 Days to Make a Difference campaign. Every dollar you give will go TWICE as far toward reaching our $240,000 goal!

Your gift today will help Climate Reality provide the programs, tools, and training climate activists need to spread the truth about the climate crisis in their communities and inspire those they meet to pay it forward for our planet’s future.

And, no matter your age, if you’d like to become a Climate Reality Leader yourself – apply now! Our next training is coming up in March 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

From biomimicry to renewable energy, the future of climate solutions rests on our shoulders. Thank you for supporting Climate Reality and making these solutions a reality.

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