Global - Students Demand Climate Action from Their Governments

A protest that started with a 15-year-old Swedish girl who refused to go to school unless politicians start “prioritizing the climate question” has snowballed into a global movement fueled by children who want their adults to take urgent action on the changing climate. Thousands of students in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, and Australia have walked out of their classes over the past months to call for a more serious political action on climate change, following solo protests held by ninth grade student Greta Thunberg outside the Swedish Parliament in August last year.    Read more…