“TURNER: “We’re going to be affected most by the issue and I think it’s incredibly important for us as the youngest generation to make our voices heard. And to know that we can stand up and we can make a difference.”
“That’s Hallie Turner, a climate activist from Raleigh, North Carolina. It may not sound like it, but Turner is only 13-years-old. And she’s proving that young people can help lead the fight against climate change. Her interest began in fourth grade, when she read a children’s adaptation of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth.” Newly motivated, Turner joined iMatter, an organization for children working on climate change.
“TURNER: “Being inspired by iMatter has really made me want to inspire other youths to make their voices heard, because we really can make a difference.”
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Photograph: Hallie Turner at the iMatter rally in Raleigh (credit: Kelly Turner)