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School climate action strike 29 November 2019

Pupils to declare December vote a ‘climate election’ as data highlights urgency of crisis (via The Guardian)

By Matthew Taylor

Children and young people in more than 100 towns and cities across the UK are walking out of classrooms on Friday for the latest youth strike to highlight the escalating climate crisis.

Strikers are focusing on the polls next month, which they have pledged to make a “climate election” by demonstrating the growing public concern about the ecological crisis.

The events in Britain are part of a global climate strike by tens of thousands of people in more than 150 countries from Chile to Madrid in Spain, where next week’s UN climate summit will take place.

Read more via The Guardian