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the proposed school strike is inspired by similar protests in australia, above, and elsewhere

Pupils’ climate change strike threat poses dilemma for heads

Thousands of pupils set to be absent on 15 February, putting schools on the spot — Headteachers across the country will this week be faced with a tricky dilemma: should they allow their pupils to go on strike? Thousands of schoolchildren are expected to absent themselves from school on Friday to take part in a …

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child protests across belgium

Belgian minister resigns over school-strike conspiracy claims

Joke Schauvliege falsely claimed state agencies had evidence that children’s climate change protests were a ‘set-up’ — A Belgian environment minister has been forced to resign after falsely claiming the country’s intelligence services held evidence that children skipping school to demonstrate over climate change were being directed by unnamed powers. Joke Schauvliege, a minister in …

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young people take part in a climate march in brussels on 25 january

Belgian kids march against climate change – why don’t ours, ask Dutch

Some put lack of action down to fundamental differences between the two countries — It started with a solo protest outside Sweden’s parliament by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg and has snowballed across the globe. Schoolchildren demanding action on climate change have played truant and taken to the streets in Australia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and, in …

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swedish youth climate activist greta thunberg

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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