Stories of TRUST: Calling for Climate Recovery, Part 4: TRUST Arizona

WITNESS, Our Children's Trust and the iMatter Campaign | 2012 | 7 min.

2013 Official Selection

TRUST Arizona Stories of TRUST is the perfect trifecta of law, science, justice and daring youth who are pursuing what has been recognized as the last best chance to protect our atmosphere. In Part 4 of this series, meet Jaime Lynn Butler, an 11-year old Navajo artist. Jaime lives in the American Southwest where the intensifying effects of climate change have made drought the new normal. In turn, the oasis-based communities are being driven toward the brink of a Dust-Bowl-scale catastrophe. With Jaime’s world literally drying up around her, she has taken her plea to court and story straight to President Obama.