Should Americans care about international issues? How are new technologies helping to “globalize” young people? We asked Richard Graves of Americans for Informed Democracy these questions. Americans for Informed Democracy is an organisation that seeks to educate young people about the global issues that affect their lives helps them engage with these issues. Richard is a young leader in the environmental movement and founder of the blog, its getting hot in here, dispatches from the youth climate movement. An environmental blog with contributors from all over the world.