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Sriya Potham
Buffalo Grove, United States

I am a high school student living in the United States. I am the president of my high school's environmental club.


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Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.

Bill Nye

In the past decade, it has been called everything from the “greatest hoax ever perpetrated on mankind” to the “greatest challenge to face man”. There have been conventions, coalitions, and conferences held in its name. Hundreds of politicians have discussed, debated and even come to agree on possible solutions armed with which we might stand and face its impending challenge. Thousands of scientists have released studies, statements, and reports documenting its harmful and possibly even apocalyptic consequences for all of the world’s biodiversity. Millions of people have individually altered their own lifestyles and together they have walked and run and biked in fierce protest. The issue at hand is climate change, and it has literally and figuratively taken every corner of our... (more)


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