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The voice of the future on climate change

Here in Doha, Qatar, the second week of the UN climate negotiations is underway. The stakes are high. At these talks, world leaders decide what we will — or won’t — do about climate change. This is where the future of our species is being negotiated, with a deadline of 2015 to secure an agreement.

When I first learned about the negotiations, I thought about the world in which I want to raise my kids and knew I had to be there. I have traveled from Milton to Doha as a US youth delegate to take part in this process and advocate for my future.

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