It was only recently that the brave speech of young Greta Thunberg at the UN Climate Action Summit shook the world. Her words may be her great strength, but so is her vigour that inspires countless allies around the globe to join forces against the pressing issue of climate change.
GDL member Angelina Davydova reports on how the new generation of Russian climate activists play their part in this important development:
In the shadow of strict protest laws, young Russians build a climate movement
(article on reuters.com)
“No one is too young to make a difference”: stories from the global climate strike
(article on opendemocracy.net)
About the author:
Angelina Davydova is an environmental journalist specialized in economic and political aspects of global and Russian climate policy and continuously promoting international cooperation in the environmental and climate fields.
Published on October 10, 2019.
Photo credit: Anne Schönharting