90% of millennials support moving to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Thousands of young people believe we need urgent climate action. But in order to stop climate change, we need to shift our entire society. Our food system, public transport, infrastructure, and energy systems all need to be transformed. We need supportive public officials and a mass movement to hold our politicians accountable.
Out of this analysis Sunrise emerged. Sunrise is a youth movement to stop climate change and create millions of jobs. Oil and gas executives have been funding and profiting from climate denialism for years. Fossil fuel CEOs have bought out politicians, spread misinformation, and dodged responsibility. Sunrise is organising dozens of Trainings across the US to unite young people by the thousands to end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on American democracy. Check them out at: sunrisemovement.org/