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China's young climate heroes fight apathy - and the party line

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Zhao Jiaxin and Howey Ou are trying to convince Beijing to take radical carbon-cutting action One is a student engineer who became obsessed after watching an incendiary film about air pollution. The other is a 16-year-old who went on China's first climate strike. Zhao Jiaxin and Howey Ou are part of a small but growing minority of young Chinese determined to press their country towards more radical carbon-cutting action. The pair are also China's sole winners of carbon neutral “green tickets” the UN is providing to 100 young people around the world.
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