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Fresh wave of youth climate action protests expected across Britain

More than 60 demonstrations involving tens of thousands of young people are expected from Parliament Square in London to sites in Leeds, Manchester and Brighton. They follow the global strike on 15 March, when more than 1 million young people across the world took action to demand rapid action to tackle the climate crisis.

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Parents around the world mobilise behind youth climate strikes

‘We owe it to our kids’: parents from 16 countries demand urgent climate action. Parents and grandparents around the world are mobilising in support of the youth strikes for climate movement that has swept the globe.

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‘We haven’t known a world without climate change’: school strikers demand safe future

Tens of thousands of students, young people and supportive chaperones joined protests large and small across the world. At the time of publication, 2083 protests had been registered across 125 countries with the platform Fridays for Future.

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School climate strikes go global, with actions planned in 92 countries

From the world’s northernmost town, Longyearbyen, down to Cape Town in South Africa, from the Western tip of Anchorage in Alaska to Tokyo in Japan, young people are preparing to go on a school strike for the climate.

young environmental activist jonas kampus, from zurich switzerland

Youth climate strikers: ‘We are going to change the fate of humanity’

The letter, published by the Guardian, says: “United we will rise on 15 March and many times after until we see climate justice. We demand the world’s decision makers take responsibility and solve this crisis. You have failed us in the past. [But] the youth of this world has started to move and we will not rest again.”

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‘If not us, who?’ Failure of representation drives youth climate strike

As a movement grows across the world, young people say they want politicians to protect their interests — It had been a day for grown-ups to show climate leadership. On a cold 25 January, Germany’s coal commission gathered at the federal ministry for economic affairs and energy in Berlin to decide the future of coal …

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