Organizations: Captain Planet Foundation


Whenever cartoon superhero Captain Planet succeeded in saving the earth once more from evil pollutants, he would sign off by saying to his teenage helpers, “The Power Is Yours!”

That catchphrase also functions as the motto of his namesake foundation, started in 1991 by Ted Turner and Barbara Pyle, who negotiated a percentage of the popular cartoon’s revenue to empower young people in environmental stewardship. Read More