“In Louisiana, facing epic land loss that will only worsen if global warming raises sea levels further, confronting climate change is no mere student fad.
Associated Press Feature: Generation GretaMarch 4th, 2020
The Associated Press paid New Harmony two visits this year. We were featured in several newspapers nationwide, including The Washington Post, Miami Herald, the Minneapolis Star, and more! In one of the articles including New Harmony, the AP featured stories about youth climate warriors who are part of “Generation Greta” and follow in the lead of climate activist Great Thunberg. See the portion about New Harmony below. You can check out the full article here.
Last year, New Harmony High School opened with the goal of preparing students for careers in coastal protection and restoration.
“We want to help, so we can stay here longer than 50 years, because I want to raise my children here,” said sophomore Michael Bailey as he recently used a shovel to cut invasive vines away from a native tree.
“Making a little change — we might see what’s gonna happen.”