An Inconvenient Youth is the feature-length documentary that gives a voice to young people living and working on the front lines of climate change. Climate change is real and is happening now. We see it in the ever-worsening storms,
floods and droughts that grace our headlines. Youth around the world are rising to meet this challenge… fighting for their future… for a green sustainable world.
An Inconvenient Youth captures the vibrant though underreported story of the global youth climate movement. For too long, young people – the very people whose lives will be most affected by the consequences of climate change – have been beaten down, condescended to, or just plain ignored by governments, corporations, mainstream media and UN negotiators.
Nineteen-year-old director Slater Jewell-Kemker brings a fresh perspective to this frightening and urgent issue by focusing on the human element. An Inconvenient Youth doesnʼt question data thatʼs universally accepted by climate scientists, so itʼs not a documentary filled with graphs and numbers, but one that focuses on the hearts and dreams of young people who have devoted themselves to change… to a sustainable future.