Deep in US Oil Country, Students Set to March for Climate
|03/15/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Oil is everywhere in Oklahoma, says local student Luke Kerr.
But that has not deterred him from planning a protest calling for its phasing out in the state’s capital city on Friday – mirroring similar events due to be staged around the world by students skipping school.
“It is very important that strikes and marches take place in fossil-fuel producing areas of the country, like Oklahoma,” the high school senior said on Thursday.
“We are showing the rest of the country that we can fight for climate.”
With strikes planned in at least 168 U.S. cities and towns, mostly progressive communities, a handful of read more >>>