Apr 24, 2020
Youth climate organizers were deep in the process of planning a series of mass mobilizations for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Then, a global pandemic hit.
So they had to completely rethink their approach. They needed to translate an event that included striking in the streets and other in-person actions into something totally digital.
In just a few short weeks, would they be able to pull off this kind of Earth Day? And will this new online movement turn out climate voters in the general?
Climate 2020 Producer Jaime Kaiser reported this story.