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gilets jaunes scattered through the crowd at a climate march

‘We were ecologists before the capitalists’: the gilets jaunes and climate justice

The city’s largest-ever climate march was taking place while across town a group of gilets jaunes – the protest group known for their hi-vis vests – were engaging in some of the worst violence of their entire three month revolt against declining wages, rising inequality and other consequences of globalisation.

youth held protests for climate change across the United States and around the world

Youth Gather to Demand Action on Climate Change

An enthusiastic crowd of mostly high schoolers gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol Building today for a spirited and Sun-drenched protest about climate change. The protest was part of the US Youth Climate Strike. There were an estimated several hundred strikes and other protests in the United States today and upward of 1,600 around the world.

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‘It is our future’: children call time on climate inaction in UK

Thousands of young people take time out of school to join protests across the country — Some wore school uniform, with ties askew in St Trinian’s fashion, others donned face paint, sparkly jackets and DM boots. The youngest clutched a parent’s hand as people gathered in the sunshine in Parliament Square in London, a few …

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thousands of pupils in the uk are expected to skip lessons in the nationwide strike

Headteachers in a bind as pupils prepare to go on UK climate strike

Unions urge pupils not to walk out of class but some schools may adopt relaxed attitude — School leaders are having to wrestle with their consciences over pupils joining the nationwide climate strike to be held on Friday afternoon, caught between their duties as teachers and instincts as educators. Thousands of the more than 8 …

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Academics back UK schools’ climate change strikes

More than 200 sign letter to the Guardian saying pupils right to be angry at inaction — More than 200 academics have voiced their support for this week’s school climate strikes, in which thousands of young people are expected to take to the streets in towns and cities across the UK. The academics, including almost …

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School climate strike children’s brave stand has our support

We are inspired that our children, spurred on by the noble actions of Greta Thunberg and other striking students, are making their voices heard, say 224 academics — We, the undersigned academics, stand in solidarity with the children going on school climate strike on 15 February, and with all those taking a stand for the …

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Teenage activist takes School Strikes 4 Climate Action to Davos

Protest by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg snowballs to last day of World Economic Forum — The 16-year-old activist behind the fast-growing School Strikes 4 Climate Action has taken her campaign to the streets of Davos, to confront world leaders and business chiefs about the global emissions crisis. Greta Thunberg, whose solo protest outside Sweden’s parliament has …

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