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A group of high schoolers stand in front of conference pavilion at COP28 in Dubai.

High schoolers Danica Sun, Maiana Nelson, Kate Wallace, Avery Smith, Katie Stabb and Natasha Bhatia at COP28 in Dubai.

A group of high schoolers stand in front of conference pavilion at COP28 in Dubai.

High schoolers Danica Sun, Maiana Nelson, Kate Wallace, Avery Smith, Katie Stabb and Natasha Bhatia at COP28 in Dubai.

These Chicago-area teen climate activists went to Dubai to take part in COP28

Over 84,000 people attended the annual UN climate conference.

High schoolers Danica Sun, Maiana Nelson, Kate Wallace, Avery Smith, Katie Stabb and Natasha Bhatia at COP28 in Dubai.

   

Seven Generations Ahead is a local environmental organization whose youth wing, It’s Our Future, sent a delegation of Chicagoland high schoolers to Dubai to participate in COP28. Reset sits down with two high school seniors to hear about what they learned witnessing the debate over transitioning out fossil fuels, participating in panels and connecting research to activist fights against pipelines. Plus, one of their principal’s joins the conversation.

GUEST: Natasha Bhatia, senior at Hinsdale Central High School

Ryan Maita, Assistant Principal for Operations at Hinsdale Central High School

Katie Stabb, senior, Oak Park River Forest High School

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