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Story Publication logo February 10, 2010

Indian Youth Activist Ruchi Jain Addresses Leaders in Copenhagen


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Across the globe, many young adults and children worry about the potentially catastrophic effects of...

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Ruchi Jain, 23, was working as a marketer in Mumbai, India, when she left her job to become a full-time climate activist with the Indian Youth Climate Network and At the United Nations climate change conference, she participated in Youth and Future Generations Day, Dec.10, 2009, a day of discussions about the impact of climate change on young people's lives. She spoke passionately before a crowd of youth and U.N. official Yvo de Boer.

This story was reported for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting as part of the Copenhagen News Collaborative, a cooperative project of several independent news organizations. Check out the feed here from Mother Jones.



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