youth climate strike

climate protesters bring london’s oxford circus to a standstill on friday

Students bring fresh wave of climate strikes to UK streets

The organisers of the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement said “sizeable events” took place in London, Sheffield, Manchester and Brighton, among other towns and cities. They mirrored events around the world, as protesters from cities as far apart as Helsinki and Delhi took to the streets.

eve white and her children join climate protests in tasmania

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.

a meeting of the council of eu heads of state in 2017

EU leaders’ draft statement dismays climate campaigners

At a council meeting expected to be dominated by the UK’s attempts to leave the EU, leaders are expected to ignore recent pressure to raise the bloc’s climate targets

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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