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Youth-Led Climate Strikes

Friday, November 29, 2019

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Common Dreams

‘We See No Other Options’: Youth Activists Lead Global #ClimateStrike Ahead of COP 25

“Countless negotiations have produced much-hyped but ultimately empty commitments from the world’s governments.”

by

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

www.commondreams.org/news/2019/11/29/we-see-no-other-options-youth-activists-lead-global-climatestrike-ahead-cop-25?cd-origin

 

People worldwide poured into the streets Friday for a youth-led climate strike that aimed to pressure global governments to step up their efforts to tackle the planetary emergency at a key United Nations summit scheduled to start Monday.

“Striking is not a choice we relish; we do it because we see no other options.”
—Youth leaders