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Youth climate activists you don’t know yet

Five young climate activists whose names aren’t Greta.

5 youth climate activists who are changing the world

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, United States

He's an indigenous activist and hip-hop artist who's been fighting for the environment since he was 6. Now he and 20 other young people are taking politicians to court for inaction on climate change as part of the #YouthVGov movement.

Hilda Flavia Nakabuye, Uganda

Extreme weather killed her family's crops. So, she launched a student movement that led to worldwide attention. Hilda has been protesting in Kampala since 2017 when she realized that climate change was behind her grandmother's inability to grow food. In February 2019, she founded #FridaysForFuture Uganda.

Artemisa Xakriabá, Brazil

She is a member of the Xakriabá people, whose traditional lands are drying up. She joined the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities 25 million indigenous people around the world who are battling to protect their homelands from climate change. Xakriabá’s message to protesters around the world, and in the climate change fight — is in part a show of global solidarity for her fellow young people, bolstered by an urgent warning of the perils of ignoring Indigenous peoples and undervaluing the environment.

Ridhima Pandey, India

When deadly floods hit her hometown of Haridwar on the Ganges River she petitioned the government for action. So, she took the matter to global leaders. She is the 11-year-old who sued the Indian government for inaction on climate change. She is also one of the 16 child activists who filed a complaint with the UN.

Anuna De Wever, Belgium

A Belgian student and climate activist, one of the leading figures in the School strike for the climate movement in Belgium. She led thousands of students in a school strike for the planet. She's calling on young people around the world to take action.

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01/07/2020 12:57 PM
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83 comments

  • Karen C.
    02/26/2020 02:07

    Climate Hoax...

  • Nexus B.
    02/21/2020 00:30

    first guy is literally you with long hair

  • Ridha S.
    02/16/2020 00:55

    You have to be a SIONIST

  • Helen E.
    02/15/2020 18:01

  • Stephen N.
    02/15/2020 13:19

    Delirious young idiots

  • Mohammad D.
    02/15/2020 07:51

    If possible I would also eager to participate and join with them

  • Ray L.
    02/15/2020 06:33

    brute should not rank youth asking for climate change greta has its own things dont do that

  • Boglárka B.
    02/14/2020 23:51

    They might be fighting for the environment but we need to fight for them, so they can continue changing things for the better.

  • Barbra B.
    02/14/2020 21:33

    Great. How does that justify the snarky comment about Greta?

  • Toni Z.
    02/14/2020 14:06

    Fantastic all of them🌺

  • Brigham N.
    02/13/2020 23:37

    Lots of room at the table

  • Tim W.
    02/13/2020 21:26

    Wasn't the ice age climate change millions of years ago? Wondering why the hell dinosaurs started all this, bastards!

  • Patrick C.
    02/13/2020 19:42

    Everyone who agrees with these people...do everyone a favour and dont have kids... problem solved. If everyone stopped multiplying themselves at and exponential rate then we wouldn't be in this position to begin with

  • Michael H.
    02/13/2020 18:32

    Such a strong Generation! Hopefully they'll save all our asses.

  • Nelson M.
    02/13/2020 17:22

    conocelos antes que se hagan famosos y entonces sean manipulados por la conspiración reptiliana mundial...😒🤣

  • Miranda V.
    02/13/2020 13:28

    Paula Such this is for you Man some days I hate the internet! People and their stupid ass assumptions and comments. Like today I got this.... Miranda Vaughan stop smoking so much shit 😂😂, your brain is like a mashed potato 😂😂😂😂😂 No questions where asked, no conversation at all with this ass hat, just HATE:( How about you ask me HOW cannabis saved my life or the life of others I know? How about you ask for cannabis helps me in my everyday life and I can't take normal prescriptions because I have major side effects? How about you ask me why I have to get chemicals pumped into my body every 7 weeks just so I can function? Nope that's just too much to ask isn't? It's easier for you to be a complete asshole. So thank you Paula Such, a complete stranger for making me feel horrible about my self. Just go back to your cigarettes and alcohol and how about you keep your fucking stupid ass comments to yourself?

  • Sally W.
    02/13/2020 08:12

    Absolutely the young people are the ones to change the world, for it is their world 💕

  • Barbara B.
    02/13/2020 02:03

    Go kids go!!

  • Jeff A.
    02/12/2020 23:35

    Noice, hope these youths don't get harassed for their voice.

  • Carol H.
    02/12/2020 22:53

    I wonder what else they’ve been doing besides a lot of talking?