Dozens of teenagers and indigenous rights activists have been thrown out of United Nations climate talks after staging a protest to demand nations commit to act now to avert catastrophic climate change.
Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20, they'll be joined by thousands of other young (and older) protestors across the world to take part in a global the Climate Strike. But what exactly is the strike? And how can you support the protests if you're not able to join in?
On September 21, over 1,000 Amazon employees — mostly made up of staff at the company's Seattle headquarters — will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company's inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike, led by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, is a protest against the continued use of fossil fuels and their role in the climate crisis.
Powerful pictures have emerged of climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockading roads and holding mass demonstrations in London and across global cities on the first day of a two-week "rebellion" as they demand action on climate change.