School and university students in more than 100 countries have gone on strike to demand that politicians take urgent action on climate change. The coordinated protests were organised on social media under the ‘Fridays For Future’ banner and inspired by the 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who is in her 30th week of striking on Fridays.
It’s our time to rise up’: youth climate strikes held in 100 countries
Think we should be at school? Today’s climate strike is the biggest lesson of all