Student climate strike in Brussels, with Greta Thunberg

This 21 February 2019 video says about itself:

Greta Thunberg to join thousands in Brussels for today’s “School Strike for Climate

Week after week, students are taking Thursdays off school to march for climate action and they are not backing down. Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who started the movement, will be in Brussels later today to march with the activists.

This 21 February 2019 video says about itself:

Greta Thunberg to EU’s Juncker: “We started to clean up your mess, stop sweeping mess under carpet

16 years old climate activist Greta Thunberg has given a rousing speech at an EU event in Brussels. The teenager opened a European Commission event in front of President Jean-Claude Juncker where she told politicians to stop ‘sweeping their mess under the carpet for our generation to clean up’.

Greta, from Sweden, defended the hundreds of thousands of children who took part in global school strikes saying: ‘If you say we are wasting valuable lesson time, let me remind you, our political leaders have wasted decades through denial and inaction and since our time is running out we have started to take action.’

Today, Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to draw more attention to fighting climate change. The 16-year-old Thunberg said youngsters are being forced to skip school and protest because adults are not addressing climate issues quickly enough.

She told the European Economic and Social Committee plenary session that “we are school striking because we have done our homework” on the dangers facing the Earth. Thunberg has become her generation’s voice on climate change after inspiring students around the world to go on strike to express their anger and angst over global warming.

This video is called Climate activist Greta Thunberg’s press conference in Brussels (21st February 2019).

This Dutch tweet is about Groningen city students on strike for the climate today.

This Dutch tweet is about Nijmegen city students on strike for the climate today.

The Australian government has confirmed the extinction of a small rodent native to a tiny spit of sand in the northernmost part of the Great Barrier Reef ― the first known mammal lost to human-caused climate change.

Scientists say the colors of the world’s oceans will intensify by the end of the century due to climate change, threatening the marine ecosystem from the bottom up.

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