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“We should take care of what is precious to us"

Eighth graders reflect on the state of the planet.

HOUSTON — This week EHN is publishing letters from eighth grade students at YES Prep Northbrook Middle School in the Houston-area neighborhood of Spring Branch, Texas.

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Australian schoolchildren to strike for climate action on Friday backed by ‘climate doctor’s’ note

Scientists sign note citing ‘elevated stress’ and ‘feelings of despair’ over climate crisis as thousands of students expected to strike.

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Aurora resident implores Solon council to work toward curbing plastic pollution

A young Aurora resident believes our country is headed toward an environmental crisis due to plastic pollution, and he has urged the City of Solon to take local action to do what it can to prevent it.
Why Greta Thunberg is shunning the U.N. climate conference this year

Why Greta Thunberg is shunning the U.N. climate conference this year

The 19-year-old climate activist says she plans to skip next week’s U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt — the 27th since the process began — entirely.
A slow violence comes to an end in LA

A slow violence comes to an end in LA

Nalleli Cobo has been an organizer for most of her life–despite being only 21. Her leadership is creating a new future for Los Angeles.
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Alison Gu gets political with her climate fight

Alison Gu knows politicians must make decisions now to save humanity. So at 24 years old, she became one.