“It’s a bit tongue in cheek,” Ana Gonzalez Guerrero says of the title of Youth Climate Lab’s newest launch: Infiltration Manual: Pushing for ambitious climate action at the municipal level.
“A lot of times, we want to be disturbing the status quo from the outside…but there is some value in understanding how existing systems work and pushing from the inside,” says Gonzalez Guerrero, co-founder of Youth Climate Lab. “We can operate from outside, we can operate inside, and all levels of intervention are really needed at this point.”
Funded by the McConnell Foundation, Youth Climate Lab collaborated with Climate Caucus — a network of more than 300 locally elected officials committed to climate action — to write the manual.
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