Tupper Lake, NY – On Nov. 8 and 9, the annual Adirondack Youth Climate Summit (AYCS) will bring approximately 160 students from 27 schools and community groups across Northern New York State to The Wild Center. The Summit includes fun, informative speeches and workshop sessions that will assist students in developing a climate action plan that they can use to implement climate solutions in their own communities.
- Keynote, Alexia Leclerq: award-winning educator, artist, and grassroots organizer in advancing environmental justice
- David Yang, Julia Dworetzky, Leila Tevlin: interviewers of climate leaders from Roadtrip Nation: Empowered State
- Rob Breen: climate policy analyst for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Office of Climate Change
- Shauna Potocky: Education Strategist for the National Park Service
The Adirondack Youth Climate Summit has inspired 144 similar summits across 63 summit locations in 20 U.S. states and nine countries.
- Interviews with students, organizers, and speakers
- Footage of students participating in workshops
- Footage of keynote/plenary speakers
Interviews will be available:
- Wed. Nov. 8: from 12 to 1 p.m
- Thurs. Nov. 9: from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.
The Wild Center
45 Museum Drive
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Details: Information about AYCS is available at: https://www.wildcenter.org/
Photo at top: The Wild Center website photo.