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Friday, March 15, 2019

#FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15 years old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish parliament every schoolday for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter and it soon went viral. On the 8th of September, Greta decided to continue striking every Friday until the Swedish policies provided a safe pathway well under 2-degree C, i.e. in line with the Paris agreement. The hashtags #FridaysForFuture and #Climatestrike spread and many students and adults began to protest outside of their parliaments and local city halls all over the world. This has also inspired the Belgium Thursday school strikes.

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Beware the Ides of March.

#1 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-03-15 01:21 PM | Reply

Let's hope the Kentucky Department of Edutainment is not in charge.

#2 | Posted by LesWit at 2019-03-15 05:13 PM | Reply

Fearless incorruptible children may save us all yet.

Thanks for researching this past my link. I did not know it started in Sweden

#3 | Posted by bayviking at 2019-03-15 05:14 PM | Reply

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