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Here’s how youth climate activists are coping with the pandemic

Grist’s senior justice fellow Rachel Ramirez called up three prominent youth climate activists —Xiye Bastida, Jamie Margolin, and Wanjiku Gatheru— to find out how they are carrying on during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite social distancing measures, they say there are ways to advocate for the planet — even if that means balancing online classes, public health mandates, and family obligations at the same time.