Mar 29 , 2024

3 Indian Climate Change Activists that are ‘changing the game’

By True Scoop

Lycipriya Kangujam: The 12-year-old activist from Manipur stormed the state at UN Climate Change conference 2023 (COP 28)

Holding a sign above her head reading, ‘End fossil fuels. Save our planet and our future’, she appealed to the delegates to ‘act now’.

Ridhima Pandey: This young Activist lives in Haridwar, a historic city on the banks of the Ganges, India’s holiest river.

In 2017, she filed a petition with the Indian government’s National Green Tribunal for not treating climate change seriously.

It was initially dismissed, but she has now escalated to the country’s Supreme Court.

Karnav Rastogi: This 14-year-old boy from Mumbai, became a UN Environment Programme Tide Turner Plastic Champion at the age of 11.

He has written 11 books centered around the environment; seven in English and rest in regional languages.

Aside from writing, Karnav conducts workshops for students across states as well as for NGOs and orphanages.

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