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Exploring youth activism on climate change

Author(s): Karen O'Brien, Elin Selboe, Bronwyn Hayward

In: Ecology and Society, Vol 23, No 3, 2018, pp. 1-14

The authors examine youth opposition to policies and practices that lead to climate change, noting that differing forms of climate activism have differing results. They focus on three types that oppose power relationships and political interests: ‘dutiful, disruptive, and dangerous dissent’