Jamie Margolin

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Jamie Margolin

Climate activist

Jamie Margolin is a climate change activist in Seattle, Washington. In 2017, Margolin founded the youth climate action organization Zero Hour with Nadia Nazar when she was 15. She serves as the co-executive director of the organization.She started Zero Hour after two catalysts -Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico 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 The Huffington Post, Teen Ink and CNN. 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 also a member of the Junior State of America.

Margolin attended The Common Good Forum and American Spirit Awards, May 1oth, 2019, and received the Changemaker Scholarship.

Twitter: @Jamie_Margolin