Xiuhtezcatl Martinez - Kid, Statesman
"The planet doesn't need saving,
Active since the age of 6, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is one of the most outstanding environmental activists alive today. "Xiuhtezcatl is a 17-year-old climate activist, hip-hop artist, and powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement. He and his team the Earth Guardians believe today’s youth are the future and the present. They know that the choices made right now will have a lasting impact on the world of tomorrow." Learn more about Xiuhtezcatl Martinez through the following videos.
In 2015 at the UN, "What's at stake right now, is the existence of my generation."
A 2017 interview,
'Tons more on the web. Here's a "A Teen-on-Teen Interview with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez" podcast from 4/4/2017. Additionally, Xiuhtezcatl has just released his first book, We Rise. "People―young and old―are asking themselves what they can do to ensure a positive, just and sustainable future. We Rise has the answers." Learn more and follow Xiuhtezcatl's works here.