I am 16 years old, play the violin, am on a rock climbing team, compete at science olympiad, and am in a couple school clubs. I am part of the Jewish congregation in town, am involved in my youth group, and go to a Jewish outdoor adventure summer camp.
I am part of ICEY because climate change scares me, and I believe that we can curb it if we all come together.
I love to hike and be outdoors. It’s a big part of my life and contributes to what makes me who I am. One of the first things I learned about being outdoors is the “leave no trace” rule, which is that you always leave the area you are in exactly the same or nicer than you found it. Why doesn’t this principle apply in the big picture? Why aren’t we trying to leave the world in a better condition than we found it in?
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