Nick is a community organiser with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, building and supporting volunteer groups of young people in regional Queensland and in high schools to take meaningful action on climate change, and empowering them to run campaigns to keep fossil fuels in the ground and supercharge the transition to 100% clean energy. Nick began volunteering with the AYCC in 2016, and quit his full-time job to devote all his attention to the climate movement at the beginning of 2017, before joining the AYCC staff team during the 2017 Queensland State Election.
August 23rd, 2018 | 58 mins 13 secs
activism, adani, aycc, climate change, great barrier reef, nick carter, stop adani, sustainability
This episode Mark talks youth activism with Nick Carter, AYCC organizer working in Townsville, northern Queensland. They discuss volunteer-group fit, how volunteers can shape an organization, and how to keep volunteers satisfied and coming back for years. They also get into some practical discussion about what Mark and Nick are doing in their personal lifes for the sake of sustainability.