Youth environmental activists in Russia face down obstacles to spread their climate message

Russia is warming 2.5 times faster than the planet as a whole, but young activists there say they have an uphill climb when it comes to drawing attention to climate change.

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Photo courtesy of Fridays For Future Russia
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For two years in a row, fires across the Arctic, including in Siberian forests, have caused record CO2 emissions. © Julia Petrenko / Greenpeace
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Anna Kudasheva, a coordinator at Ecowiki, holds a sign that says, “Climate is changing. What will be here tomorrow? Will we be here?” Photo courtesy of Fridays For Future Russia
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