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Your Call: The 2016 Brower Youth Award Winners

On the October 12 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with three of this year’s Brower Youth Award winners.

Every year, the awards honor young leaders for their accomplishments in the environmental movement. From taxing oil and gas companies, to turning recycled plastic into material for 3D printing, these young people are combining cutting-edge innovation with urgent solutions to the environmental crises our communities face. What can we learn from them—and what will they come up with next? Tweet your questions and comments to @yourcallradio and join us live at 10am with me, Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Will Amos led a team at UC Irvine in building a recycling system that turns plastic waste into stock material for 3D printing projects

 

Erica Davis has researched, written, and obtained sponsorship for a bill to reform oil and natural gas severance taxes in Tennessee

 

Xerxes Libsch restored and created an educational wild space in upstate New York

Web Resources:

Brower Youth Awards

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently

Activist works to bring environmental justice to small town Tennessee

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.