Teenager Is on Track to Plant a Trillion Trees
Starting his project as a nine-year-old, Felix Finkbeiner aims to restore the world’s forests. In many ways, Finkbeiner has done more than any other activist to recruit youth to the climate change movement. Plant-for-the-Planet now has an army of 55,000 “climate justice ambassadors,” who have trained in one-day workshops to become climate activists in their home communities. Most of them are between the ages of 9 and 12.