Colombian-American climate change activist Jamie Margolin speaks during a rally in Seattle in support of a high-profile climate change lawsuit in October 2018. Zero Hour, a youth-led climate group of which she is a leader, is one of the organisers of Earth Day Live, which starts Wednesday. Photo: AP Colombian-American climate change activist Jamie Margolin speaks during a rally in Seattle in support of a high-profile climate change lawsuit in October 2018. Zero Hour, a youth-led climate group of which she is a leader, is one of the organisers of Earth Day Live, which starts Wednesday. Photo: AP
Colombian-American climate change activist Jamie Margolin speaks during a rally in Seattle in support of a high-profile climate change lawsuit in October 2018. Zero Hour, a youth-led climate group of which she is a leader, is one of the organisers of Earth Day Live, which starts Wednesday. Photo: AP

From Earth Day Live to political pushes, young climate change activists continue the fight despite coronavirus

  • Climate activists like Jamie Margolin in the US and Mulindwa Moses in Uganda may have been slowed by the pandemic but are not defeated
  • One event, Earth Day Live – which kicks off Wednesday – will be live-streamed online for everyone in lockdown to take part

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Colombian-American climate change activist Jamie Margolin speaks during a rally in Seattle in support of a high-profile climate change lawsuit in October 2018. Zero Hour, a youth-led climate group of which she is a leader, is one of the organisers of Earth Day Live, which starts Wednesday. Photo: AP Colombian-American climate change activist Jamie Margolin speaks during a rally in Seattle in support of a high-profile climate change lawsuit in October 2018. Zero Hour, a youth-led climate group of which she is a leader, is one of the organisers of Earth Day Live, which starts Wednesday. Photo: AP
Colombian-American climate change activist Jamie Margolin speaks during a rally in Seattle in support of a high-profile climate change lawsuit in October 2018. Zero Hour, a youth-led climate group of which she is a leader, is one of the organisers of Earth Day Live, which starts Wednesday. Photo: AP
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