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Colleen Hagerty

Colleen Hagerty

Colleen Hagerty is a multimedia journalist based in Los Angeles with bylines on BBC News, Vox, and Business Insider, among others. Her work reflects how global communities are reckoning with our changing climate, social dynamics, technologies, and politics. You can follow her work on Twitter.

Colleen Hagerty
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What Comes Next With the Infrastructure Bill in California?

As Democrats' hopes dwindle for passing the Build Back Better social spending bill, California officials weigh in on next steps for the infrastructure bill signed into law last month.
COP26 Coalition Protestors Take Part In The Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
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After a 'Disappointing' UN Climate Summit, California Youth Activists are Back to Work

Youth climate activists have criticized the COP26 pact for being "vague" and failing to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. For one activist, the disappointment with negotiations at the global level inspired him to focus his work more locally in Southern California.
A protestor in New Zealand looks on during a strike to raise climate change awareness in September 2019. | Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images
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Earth Focus

Youth Climate Activists Have Your Attention — Now They Want Action

Within just a few years, a new generation of activists has handily utilized digital tools to create a global coalition. The question now is whether that translates into policy change. 
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