School strike gathers 1.5m

An global total of 1.5 million school students ‘went on strike’ last week in a wave of climate protests inspired by Swedish student Greta Thunberg, who announced she would strike every Friday until the Swedish government took steps to counter climate change.

Strikes were reported in over 2,000 cities in more than 100 countries, and helped send a global message to politicians that the next generation have climate change firmly on the agenda.

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