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Against the odds, young Egyptians push for climate action

By Clarissa Pharr | Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:15 PM
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CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In this fast-growing city of 6.7 million people, roads littered with garbage are a common sight. Cairo’s poor drainage systems produce contaminated pools of stagnant water, and the main thoroughfares are jammed with cars emitting thick, black clouds of diesel exhaust.

The Egyptian capital even has a slum nicknamed Manshiyat Naser (Garbage City), located at ...

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