#Next20: Climate activists discuss how we can combat an impending global crisis

While forest fires rage — destroying our ecosystems and increasing air pollution — and supercell storms batter the coasts, a common reckoning has occurred: We only have one Earth, and it needs our help now.

It is clear that something has to be done to combat climate change, and fast.

While our planet’s surface temperature continues to rise and fossil fuels, pollution and deforestation further damage our environment, activists Helena Gualinga, Kevin J. Patel and Joy Youwakim talk about the war to protect our environment and turning the tide on climate change in this episode of Verizon’s #Next20.

Watch the video above to learn more.

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