Instagram Accounts to Follow if You Care About the Climate!

January 7, 2021

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Social media can be a surprisingly useful tool to learn about social and political issues which need your attention. Here are a few of our favorite Instagram accounts related to climate awareness and activism. We made sure to include different types of accounts with the best quality information and the voices which need to be heard, so we hope you’ll check some of these out!

Groups:

Sunrise Movement RHHS (@sunrisemovementrhhs)

  • Weekly Zoom meetings for people in the area + events/protests
  • Sunrise Movement (@sunrisemvmt) is the broader organization

XRYHV (@xryouth.hudsonvalley) 

  • Opportunities for local climate related events 
  • Local chapter of Extinction Rebellion Youth (@xryouthus or @xryouth.nyc or @extinctionrebellion)

The Last Straw (@thelaststrawrbk) 

  • A youth organization advocating for in local restaurants sustainability 
  • Focuses on minimizing plastic pollution 

NASA Climate Change (@nasaclimatechange)

  • Shares current information about climate change and links to articles

Thoughtful Co. (@shop.thoughtful)

  • Uplifts black-owned and sustainable businesses
  • All about conscious consumerism!

Future Earth (@futureearth)

  • “Climate Club” 
  • Shares important and understandable info in well-designed infographics
  • Cites sources!

People

Mikaela Loach (@mikaelaloach)

  • Climate justice and antiracism activist!
  • Co-hosts the YIKES podcast and posts great info.

Maya Penn (@mayasideas)

  • Gen z environmental activist
  • 3-time TED speaker

Xiye Bastida (@xiyebeara) 

  • Founder of Re-earth initiative 
  • Climate Justice Activist  

Alexandria Villasenor (@alexandriav2005)

  • Founder of Earth Uprising 
  • Climate activist 

Note:

Come to Environmental Club!

Meetings are at 2:45 on Tuesdays.

Reach out to Ms. Fritz ([email protected]), Marian Decker ([email protected]), or Eleanor Butler ([email protected]) for more information.

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