Vic Barrett

 

“I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too heavy a burden to bear.”

  • Name: Vic J. Barrett
  • From: White Plains, NY
  • Education: Undergrad at UW-Madison
  • Occupation: Democracy Organizer, Climate Justice Activist
  • Known For: Juliana v. United States
  • Fun Fact: He was only 14 the first time he thought of climate change. 
  • Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

Vic J. Barrett is a climate activist who has experienced the dangers of climate change first hand.  Vic is a Fellow with the Alliance for Climate Education. He was part of Juliana v United States which targeted the federal government for violating their constitutional rights by causing dangerous carbon dioxide concentrations. Vic has met up with very important people like, the Minister of Environment and Energy for the Maldives, Kathryn D. Sullivan and Greta Thunberg. Currently Vic is on the diversity committee for the Nelson Institute, which aims to involve young people of color in environmental activism. 

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