Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201966 Views

March 15, 2019

BERLIN — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media skipped class Friday to protest what they believe are their governments’ failure to take tough action against global warming.

The co-ordinated ‘school strikes,’ were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.

Since then, the weekly protests have snowballed from a handful of cities to hundreds, fueled by dramatic headlines about the impact of climate change during the students’ lifetime.

Read More: https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/students-worldwide-skip-class-to-demand-action-on-climate-1.4337224

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