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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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‘We’ve been forced into this’: Australia’s school climate strikes to go global

On Friday, thousands of primary and high school students are again planning to walk out of class across the country, protesting against the government’s inaction on climate change, and what they see as the destruction of their future.

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Rowan Williams says pupils are right to protest over climate

Williams, whose stark comments come amid a growing wave of protests over the scale of the ecological crisis, said non-violent civil disobedience should have “wide and deep” support from the public.

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Schools climate strike: the best protest banners and posters

Children may have skipped school to campaign on climate change – but taught a lesson or two on how to write a protest banner — Some were witty, some were rude and some – for older people at least – were incomprehensible. The thousands of children who left class on Friday to protest against inaction …

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Climate change strike: thousands of school students protest across Australia

‘Strike 4 Climate Action’ brings thousands of students together in defiance of prime minister’s warning — Thousands of schoolchildren across Australia walked out of class on Friday to demand action by the federal government on climate change.   The “Strike 4 Climate Action”, inspired by 15-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg, brought together children in capital …

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