Young play part at climate conference
Denmark: Almost 25,000 people attended the recent United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen. Hundreds of young adults played a key role at the two-week gathering.
Aurora Conley was one. She represented two underrepresented classes at the climate conference: native people and youth.
"It is very important that the indigenous people have a voice here in Copenhagen," said Conley, who comes from the Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin.
At the climate conference,
Conley worked with indigenous people from South America, Africa, Canada
"We are the ones with the knowledge of
our land, first and foremost," Conley
said. "We need to make sure they are
protected and preserved."
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