Young climate activists channel anxiety about floods and wildfires

In India’s Maharashtra, where monsoon rains and landslides killed dozens of people this summer, Jahnavee Palsodkar is fighting to reverse river pollution in her city, but says adults often dismiss her distress. “Right now, we’re seeing out-of-control wildfires and heavy rains,” said the 18-year-old student. “If things are so bad now, what kind of world will I have to grow up in?”

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