This morning I was arrested in front of the White House.
I sat down and got arrested to show that we are determined to see President Obama take decisive action on climate change by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.
As one of the youth leaders participating in this demonstration, today I stood for our generation.
Never before have the stakes been higher to take action on climate change. In 2012, extreme weather events took a harrowing toll on people across the United States and the world. If we fail to take action, millions of people around the world will suffer. There simply is not an option to sit on the sidelines and let this moment pass.
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