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FEATURING YEW - Every month there seems to be new data about the deadly impact of fossil fuel use on the climate. With no question whatsoever that we are experiencing dangerous climate chaos, the business-as-usual ethos of elected officials and corporate executives is hard to fathom–especially for young people whose future is in jeopardy.

Now, a youth-led group called Climate Defiance has vowed to forcefully confront those responsible saying, “If people in power will not save us, we will save ourselves.” Organizers with Climate Defiance have publicly confronted officials such as Carla Frisch, a top aide to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Tommy Beaudreau, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Department, and White House Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi.

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