Horncastle students to ‘strike’ over climate change

Horncastle students to ‘strike’ over climate change

Horncastle students to ‘strike’ over climate change

On Friday, March 15, in almost 1,000 cities and towns in at least 82 countries around the world, young people are planning a school strike.

Climate change impacts vary from one region to the next, but teens everywhere confronted with a climate-addled future have decided where to direct their ire. Edward Markey, but goes further by calling for 100 percent renewable energy, instead of "net-zero emissions", by 2030.

But Tully has been on the trail of climate activism for some time.

In an open letter, youth activists behind the climate protests told decision-makers they are "going to change the fate of humanity, whether you like it or not". While led by young people themselves, there are plenty of parents, teachers and others supporting their action and involvement.

"The idea... that these things aren't being organised by adults and aren't overtly party political is the biggest pile of nonsense I've heard presented to our listeners in a very long time".

"We were just at the informational hearing about climate change in Idaho the other day, and it's overwhelmingly frustrating to listen to our legislators asking questions about climate change", said Malterre.

The protests come on the heels of the call for a Green New Deal, also proposed by youth activists, which demands radical policy initiatives be put in place in order to curb human's involvement in climate change.

"Those in power are not only betraying us, and taking away our future, but are responsible for the climate crisis that's unfolding in horrendous ways around the world". We might amend Mead's observation to honor a group of thoughtful, committed teenagers across the world who are standing up for their lives (and their future lives) in extraordinarily powerful and moving ways.

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"So we want to make sure people know that it's something we need to be taking seriously now". Once we start to act, hope is everywhere.

The students said that they want the Government to ensure that all fossil fuels are left in the ground and called for a ban on new fossil fuel infrastructure.

Kids in the United States want a radical transformation of the economy.

Activists are hoping to closely mirror the youth-led March For Our Lives protests in Washington, D.C., which took place almost a year ago following the fatal Parkland, Florida school shooting, and spark more debate among lawmakers about the dangers of climate change.

"So I got passionate about this issue through learning".

Past year more than 100 students gathered at Coff St before marching through the CBD and meeting with local MPs.

Richard Andrews, who shared the poster online, said: "The young people of the world are in danger of having a future blighted by starvation, droughts and war and possibly extinction of the human race".

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