Spirit of Youth

Creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in communities across Alaska. Email the blog at info@spiritofyouth.org.

Wasilla teen speaks out against bullying, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/17/2014 11:11 am

North Star Youth Court prosecutor receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/14/2014 12:49 pm

Young Anchorage entrepreneur designs survival bracelet, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/13/2014 11:19 am

Wasilla youth creates special needs pageant, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/12/2014 10:05 am

Anchorage youth musician helps homeless teens, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/7/2014 10:58 am

Stony River teen fights to keep school open, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/5/2014 9:25 am

Kodiak teen to receive Spirit of Youth Award for Science & Environment - 3/3/2014 12:15 pm

Shaktoolik teen receives Spirit of Youth award for ocean bravery - 2/28/2014 9:07 am

Alaska youth sue state over greenhouse gas problems

A group of six Alaska youth and their guardians are holding the State of Alaska accountable for greenhouse gas emissions.

Nelson Kanuk, a freshman at University of Alaska Fairbanks, is leading the group of youth and asking the Department of Natural Resources to protect the atmosphere by setting specific limits on reducing carbon emissions in Alaska.

Photo courtesy of Ed Ronco, KCAW

He and a group of Barrow High School students will appeal the case though Supreme Court LIVE, an educational outreach program, October 3.

Jeremy Hsieh from KTOO has the full story.

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