Southern Oregon youth expected to walkout Friday for climate action

Friday, 20 Sep, 2019

Billie said the Global Climate Strike was meant to be a peaceful protest, and that extreme protest measures seen in other parts of Australia could potentially distract from the message behind them.

Civic Square (426 Brant St.) will welcome residents wishing to show their support for the #ClimateStrike and #FridayfortheFuture.

"The Government should no longer be under any illusion - we are now in the midst of a climate emergency", Leader of the Victorian Greens Samantha Ratnam said in a statement. In June, Burlington staff presented Take Action Burlington - An Update on Our Local Environment to council, who endorsed the update report that provides an overview on the state of the city's environment and highlights sustainability efforts and action that can be taken.

The ranks of those displaced by climate change continue to swell with many families forced to leave their homes that are overrun by rising seas, while others flee armed conflict fueled by severe drought.

Students, workers and campaigners are gearing up for what could be the largest climate protests in history with thousands of events around the world.

"The September 27 Climate Strike is planned both nationally and internationally", Zak said.

Defund Climate Disaster Action Friday, September 27, noon 16th Street Mall Supporters of fossil-fuel divestment will demonstrate against JPMorgan Chase and other financial institutions that help fund the oil and gas industry. "If there's any student who wants to participate in any event like the climate strike, they absolutely can".

As for this and future "calls to action" of this nature, we do not have the capacity to supervise or monitor students who choose to leave school for this goal and want to help parents understand that we can not be responsible for your student outside of school, during an unauthorized walk out.

UK Student Climate Network projected messages on landmarks including parliament promoting the strike
UK Student Climate Network projected messages on landmarks including parliament promoting the strike

"We are talking about our lives".

Internationally-renowned climate change activist Greta Thunberg will be joining New Yorkers at Friday's strike, alongwith community leaders, labor groups, businesses. "We need to take action and rise up before our sea levels do!"

As part of the Global Climate Strike with over 2,500 events planned worldwide, Maui youth are planning a series of events with the support of various local and national environmental organizations.

Monica Armenta, Albuquerque Public Schools spokeswoman, told the Journal on Tuesday that the walkout will be treated like past demonstrations.

"We are now living in the sixth mass extinction which scientists have directly linked to climate change". Flixbus, which also operates trains, says it plans to be carbon-neutral by 2030. And here in Boston, organizers estimate 10,000 people from across MA will participate in a rally at City Hall Plaza and a march to the State House.

"I don't think its the place of the premier to be there in Montreal, but I've said already if Greta is open to meet me, I'm open to meeting her", Legault said Wednesday in Quebec City. "I'm not going to suspend anyone for skipping school in the 20th, but the absence is not excused".

Concordia University also announced it would cancel afternoon classes that day.

However, the university said they can request time off without pay or use vacation time to take part.