Our Common Cause

We still have much to do, and do quickly, but from Miami to Canada, India, England and beyond, today’s youth have tired of the pollution, and the politics of deceit, and are quickly coming together to solve our common cause, our global climate crisis.

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Caitlin Howard
On Climate, the Youth Must Lead the Charge

Youth often find themselves at the frontlines of human rights abuses, and climate is no different. My generation, and those that will come have the most to lose from the sweeping impacts of climate change. The International Youth Climate Strike last Friday followed in the footsteps of youth-led social movements throughout history, and will be remembered as a turning point in the global climate movement.

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Dylan Plummer Comment
On Resilience.

In today’s world we uphold resilience as a necessary tactic for change but ignore those who have been utilizing it to survive since the day they became themselves.

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Caitlin Howard
The California Wildfires Reopen Emotional Wounds

I’m angry for the people of Butte County, who are being burnt out of their homes. I’m angry for myself and my peers, who are being choked out of our education. I’m angry for the first responders, who are risking their lives battling a problem that should be preventable. I’m angry for the farmers and ranchers, whose livelihoods are being turned to ashes before their eyes.

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Caitlin Howard
Opening Invocation from the Boston October 29 Rally

We gather in support of twenty-one brave young people who have taken up the call of climate justice in a unique and powerful way: we gather to support Juliana versus the United States, Youth versus Government, our country’s children demanding responsible action from their elected and appointed officials who have the power to end our country’s dangerous, polluting ways.

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Caitlin Howard
An Earth Day Message

The only thing that combats climate change is large-scale structural change that will take the collective work of hundreds and thousands and millions of people to be successful. It will take new laws and new policy at all levels of government, and it will take a lot of people and a lot of effort to get to that place.

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Caitlin Howard
Step Aside, It’s Our Turn to Fix What’s Wrong

And now the time has come for young people all over the world to fix the messes we see and sense all around us. Those problems that adults before us created or keep overlooking as they tolerate the pollution, murder, apathy and something, that for some reason they call a political ‘system’, that permeates our society.

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Caitlin Howard
Oyez: Let Us Be Heard

If this administration wants to continue the unjust status quo of U.S. fossil fuel policy, they’ll have to silence our voices first. We’re hoping the Ninth Circuit doesn’t let that happen, sides with the District Court, and lets our case proceed to trial.

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Caitlin Howard