Hundreds set to skip classes for climate strike



Hundreds of school pupils are boycotting classes today to join a mass international demonstration calling for UK and world leaders to step up action against climate change.
The protests are part of a movement inspired by Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish schoolgirl who has been missing lessons to sit outside government offices in her country in a bid to persuade lawmakers to comply with the Paris climate agreement.
It’s the second global youth strike for climate, with children turning out in 50 countries. In Scotland, protests are being staged in at least 18 locations, including... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Environment, Views: 35
Source: Scotsman
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