These Missouri teens want to save the planet
Frustrated by the slow pace of progress in combatting climate change among their parents’ generation, some young Missourians are channeling their climate anxiety into action in their communities.
Teenagers and young adults have experienced record-breaking temperatures for much of their lives. The last eight years have been the hottest ever recorded, with searing heat waves across the globe and other extreme weather events. St. Louis Public Radio's Shahla Farzan reports that a lack of action on climate change has spurred young Missouri activists to demand change in their communities.
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