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In the fight against climate change, young voices speak out

In the fight against climate change, young voices speak out

Five participants in a Generation Climate program convened by The New York Times gave us their thoughts on the issues, why they became involved and what steps make a difference.
Vanessa Nakate, speaking for leery climate activists, offers a challenge: 'Prove us wrong'

Vanessa Nakate, speaking for leery climate activists, offers a challenge: 'Prove us wrong'

The Ugandan activist’s speech on Thursday was one of the most powerful so far at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow.
Erased from a Davos photo, a Ugandan climate activist is back in the picture
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Erased from a Davos photo, a Ugandan climate activist is back in the picture

When Vanessa Nakate, 24, was cropped out of a wire photo featuring her and four white activists, it drew attention that she now uses to expand her work in Uganda and beyond.
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