Students Worldwide Skip School to Protest Global Warming
|03/15/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
They’re angry at their elders, and they’re not taking it sitting down.
Students worldwide are skipping class Friday to take to the streets to protest their governments’ failure to take sufficient action against global warming.
The coordinated “school strikes,” being held from the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.
Since then, the weekly protests have snowballed from a handful of cities to hundreds, driven by social media-savvy students and dramatic headlines about the impact of climate change.
Thunberg, who was recently nominated read more >>>