Jamie Margolin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Jamie Margolin

American climate change activist

Date of Birth: 10-Dec-2001

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Profession: environmentalist

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Jamie Margolin

  • Jamie Margolin is a climate change activist in Seattle, Washington.
  • She is Colombian-American who identifies as Jewish and lesbian which allows her to have a unique perspective on climate and social issues in America.
  • Margolin often uses writing as a platform to educate more people about the climate crisis at hand.
  • In 2017, when she was 15, Margolin founded the youth climate action organization Zero Hour with Nadia Nazar.
  • She serves as the co-executive director of the organization.
  • She started Zero Hour after two catalysts - the response she saw with Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the destruction there and how difficult it was to breathe in Seattle after there were Canadian wildfires.
  • She is also a plaintiff in the Aji P.
  • v.
  • Washington case, suing the state of Washington for their inaction against climate change on the basis of a stable climate being a human right.
  • Her writing about climate change has appeared in many publications including HuffPost[1], Teen Ink[2] and CNN[3].
  • She was part of Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21 class of 2018.
  • In 2018, she was also named as one of People Magazine's 25 Women Changing the World.
  • Margolin is a member of the Junior State of America.In September 2019, Margolin was part of a youth group that sued Governor Jay Inslee and the State of Washington over greenhouse-gas emissions in the state.
  • Following this lawsuit, she was asked to testify against them as part of a panel called "Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Climate Crisis", where teenagers involved in climate change were able to make their case.
  • The youth in this lawsuit were concerned with the Washington Governments lack of action surrounding climate change, implying that they are denying the younger generation a constitutional right to a liveable environment without these environmental issues they are facing.

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