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September 2021 

Stepping forward: Young Mainers leading on issues from climate to criminal justice

Maine Beacon 

I despair for a world that is being broken by climate change

 

Bangor Daily News

 

*written by one of our members, Anna Siegel 

August 2021 

Mainers rally to urge King, other elected officials to support ‘transformative’ budget bill

Maine Beacon

July 2021 

Taking the future into their own hands

The Maine Monitor 

June 2021 

 

Maine Voices: Young Mainers will be inheriting the grid – we would like to own it

Portland Press Herald 

*written by one of our members, Emily Rochford 

 

Pine Tree Power Co. bill would honor Indigenous people, future generations

Bangor Daily News 

*written by one of our members, Ania Wright, in collaboration with Penobscot Nation Ambassador Maulian Dana 

 

Maine leads the nation with new fossil fuel divestment law

News Center Maine 

 

In landmark move, Maine becomes first state to pass legislation to divest from fossil fuels

Maine Beacon

 

Mills Signs Bill To Divest State Investments From Fossil Fuels

Maine Public 

 

Maine becomes first state in the U.S. to pass fossil fuel divestment legislation

350.org 

 

Youth activists support creation of consumer owned electrical utility

WABI 

 

Maine’s youth support a publicly-owned utility

Fox Bangor 

 

Maine $17B Pension Fund Directed To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Environment + Energy Leader 

May 2021 

Green groups eyeing big climate victories in Maine Legislature

The Beacon 

 

Proposal to create consumer-owned utility draws wide support at public hearing

The Beacon

 

Tribes, youth, labor uniting behind Maine’s climate justice movement

The Beacon

 

Grit Episode 22

WMPG

April 2021

The Youth-Led Fight for Climate Justice in Maine

Climate XChange 

 

Protecting public lands

Bangor Daily News 

*written by one of our members, Hallie Arno

 

February 2021 

Maine voices: state retirement fund should divest fossil fuel investments

Portland Press Herald 

*written by one of our members, Anna Siegel

January 2021
 

Letter to the Editor: The truth about the CMP Corridor

Lincoln County News

*written by one of our members, Audrey Hufnagel 

December 2020 

Letter to the Editor: Fight climate change with conservation

Portland Press Herald

*written by one of our members, Madison Sheppard 

November 2020 

 

Environmental Notebook: Organizations, citizen groups continue to fight CMP corridor project

The Maine Monitor 

 

“We Need a Lobsterwoman AOC”: The Future of Maine Politics

Dissent Magazine 

*written by one of our members, Ania Wright 

 

‘Courtesy of CMP’: The soft-power of corporate advertising in news

The Beacon

*written by one of our members, Andrew Blunt

October 2020

 

Future Focus series to kick off with Anna Siegel on Oct. 27

Central Maine News

September 2020 

Portland and South Portland Release Ambitious Climate Action Plan

Portland Press Herald

August 2020 

Meet the young people pushing Maine forward on climate change 

Energy News Network

July 2020 

 

Local pair wins climate awards

Mount Desert Islander 

 

April 2020 

 

Beckett Slayton ’21 Helps Maine Plan for Climate Change

Bowdoin News 

 

On 50th annual Earth Day, Maine climate activists take their fight online

Maine Beacon 

 

Earth Day celebrations to combine action, reflection

Mount Desert Islander 

March 2020 

 

On Primary Day, Young Maine Activists Voice Their Concerns At Portland Rally

Maine Public 

 

A Climate Activist’s Message from the Front Lines of a Global Pandemic

Resilience 

 

February 2020

 

Climate emergency call-in

WERU

 

January 2020 

 

Fourth Portland Women's March Focuses On Facilitating Connections In The Community

Maine Public Radio 

 

These young activists want Maine to take bolder action on climate change

Bangor Daily News 

 

Maine youth to demand bold action from Maine Climate Council

Village Soup - Waldo 

 

Maine has begun a consensus climate push, these young activists want more

Bangor Daily News

Young Activists Say Maine Climate Goals Not Aggressive Enough to Protect their Future 

News Center Maine

Young Maine Activists Call on Climate Council to Make a Zero Emissions Goal for the State 

Maine Public Radio 

Maine on target to meet near-term GHG emissions goals 

Portland Press Herald 

December 2019 

Student Activists Say Maine Leaders Should Declare A 'Climate Emergency'

Maine Public Radio 

 

LA Students Call on Newcastle to Pass ‘Climate Emergency Resolution’

The Lincoln County News 

 

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