Halifax students to join global strike for climate change

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"I think that change is on the horizon and the people will stand up for their future".

Luisa Neubauer, one of the Berlin group organizing Fridays for Future, said politicians should take note of the young.

Katie Bradley, a biology teacher at the Winchendon School in Clinton Hill and adjunct professor at CUNY, said her high school students were permitted to join the strike because its "more valuable than anything we were gong to do in the classroom".

The Green New Deal is a wide-reaching initiative that its supporters say aims to transform the economy to combat the issues of climate change and inequality.

The 62-year-old captioned the photo set: 'You know the world has changed coz (sic) we caught a train to join #ClimateStrike with the school kids, they were unbelievable'.

The worldwide protests were inspired by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who camped out in front of parliament in Stockholm past year to demand action from world leaders on global warming.

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The hundreds of sign-carrying students gathered at the Capitol brought a long list of policy demands.

"We need to hold the older generation accountable for what they are doing to us". Democratic legislative leaders, who have majorities in both the Maine House and Senate, and Gov. Janet Mills have made it a top priority amid growing scientific evidence that climate change is already affecting Maine fisheries, farms and woodlands.

If you could tell adults and people in charge one thing about climate change, what would it be?

Students in more than 80 countries and territories skipped class in protest over their governments' failure to act against global warming.

Brigham Young University students are also set to participate.

The world is now 1ºC warmer than preindustrial levels. Worldwide agreements say that a global temperature rise by another 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit would be risky.

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Yet at present, the world is on track for an increase of 4 degrees Celsius, which experts say would have far-reaching consequences for life on the planet.

The group was later invited to meet officials at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in two weeks.

One website for the movement counts over 220 planned protests across France for today, including a march from 14h in Paris, in front of the ministry for la Transition écologique (Place du Panthéon).

Quaschning, one of more than 23,000 German-speaking scientists to sign a letter of support this week, said Germany should stop using all fossil fuels by 2040.

There are marches scheduled at 1,769 sites in 112 countries.

In Stockholm, Thunberg predicted that students won't let up their climate protests.

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"This port is being built under the guise of economic opportunities when it only really helps the rich get richer, we will not fall for it", said Mishka Banuri, co-founder of Utah Youth Environmental Solutions, .

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