Published: Fri, September 20, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Albany students to march up York Street for climate change action

Albany students to march up York Street for climate change action

Six months after hundreds of area K-12 students participated in the first Global Climate Strike on the University of MI campus, Ann Arbor schools are preparing for another potential exodus of students for the next climate strike set for Friday, Sept. 20.

"You need to know that your stand is our stand", she said.

An organization called 'Missoula Climate Strike" is encouraging high school and college students to conduct a "week long strike from school, authentic and focused learning, and an action plan for survival', in reaction to climate change.

We support opportunities for students to express themselves, regardless of their opinion, on various issues.

"Both [Stevenage MP] Stephen McPartland and [St Albans MP] Anne Main have repeatedly voted against measures to prevent climate change, and we need to show our MPs that enough is enough - we care about the environment and we need them to". "Climate change is here and it's happening, action needs to happen". She made headlines this week by sharing a fist-bump with former President Barack Obama and testifying before a congressional committee, imploring lawmakers to "take real action".

Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich attempted to dismiss the well-established science warning of the dire impact of man-made climate change, criticizing Swedish teenager and activist Greta Thunberg for coming to the U.S. Students attending the walkout who participate in sports with games on Friday will not be eligible to play.

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Calgarians will be standing up for climate action alongside communities all over the world during the Global Climate Strike. We would like to provide students and their families with factual information to guide their decisions around participation in these events. "But this is not a single-generation job".

Living in Concord, Massachusetts, where the first salvos of the American Revolution took place, and active in the abolitionist movement, including his secret efforts to help refugees from John Brown's armed resistance, Thoreau had been inspired by acts of civil disobedience by Pequot writer William Apess and the Mashpee rebellion in 1833.

While about 37,000 people have confirmed their attendance at capital city rallies on the strike's Facebook pages, a Global Strike 4 Climate spokeswoman said organisers expect a 50 per cent increase on the attendance of the most recent climate strike in March, which garnered 150,000 protesters. The strikes were planned to commence ahead of the summit to send a powerful message to global leaders. Adults who want to participate are asked to check if there's a youth-led action in their community to support. But that doesn't mean it shouldn't be an issue on everyone's minds.

Student climate strikers, however, are not clamoring for parental and administration approval.

In a show of support, New York City public schools plan to excuse all absenses of students participating in the climate strike.

It includes a call for students to leave school and others to leave their workplaces to take part.

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