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3 Ways Millennials Can Divest From Fossil Fuels

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3 Ways Millennials Can Divest From Fossil Fuels

I delivered powerful words to the Sterling College graduating class of 2016 on May 7.

I spoke on the need for climate leadership in the 21st century in order to have a graduating class in 2116.

I mentioned how the climate change movement is for everyone and that we must act now. I emphasized the need to divest and #BreakFree from the fossil fuel industry. Lastly, I gave the listening audience three ways that they can divest from fossil fuel just like the small Sterling College.

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