15 septembrie 2019

Girl power goes green: Teens strike for global action on climate change


LAUSANNE, Switzerland — It was the floodwaters brushing her jawline that convinced Theresa Sebastian it was time to get serious about climate change. The teen from Ireland was in Kerala, India, for a family wedding last summer when the region experienced 40 percent higher-than-average rainfall. More than 480 people died in the torrential rains that swept away cars and destroyed more than 20,000 homes. "My whole entire life could have ended there," Sebastian, 15, said, maintaining eye contact [...]