Ministers Gove and Hinds at odds over school climate change walkout

Ministers Gove and Hinds at odds over school climate change walkout

In New Zealand, strike organizers said they were pleased after a meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw, saying they believed their government would take positive steps.

But one lorry which was brought to a stop became a stage for the young protesters.

Young demonstrators hold placards as they protest around the Queen Victoria Memorial (QVM) during the "Global Strike 4 Climate" protest march, outside of Buckingham Palace in central London on March 15, 2019. "But obviously as teachers they're not allowed to condone us striking school".

What started out as a gathering outside Plymouth's Civic Centre turned into a protest through the streets when more than 100 students were told they were on private property. Last September, she began a solo protest outside of the Swedish Parliament that led to her heading a climate change march of thousands of students through Brussels. They will be part of protest Friday at the U.S. Capitol.

This will be the third climate student rally Hamilton has staged, and says she hasn't received any grief from her school.

In Minnesota, students also gathered in Duluth and Rochester.

In Newcastle City centre, the Monument was surrounded by hundreds of young people chanting "we want action now".

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In 2015, world leaders agreed in Paris to a goal of keeping the Earth's global temperature rise by the end of the century well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) compared with pre-industrial times. In less than a year, she has addressed crowds of thousands at demonstrations across Europe, delivered a TEDx Talk that's been viewed over a million times, rubbed elbows with UN Secretary-General António Guterres, and even called out the Davos elite to their faces.

Scientists have warned for decades that current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are unsustainable, so far with little effect.

I want to protest because climate change is a really important issue. I think that change is on the horizon and the people will stand up for their future, Thunberg said in an interview with the Guardian.

One of the event's organisers, Hannah Pepe, a 23-year-old wildlife conservation student at the University of Kent, says youngsters have taken to the streets again because the government still isn't doing enough to tackle global warming. "So will our children and grandchildren and coming generations", Thunberg said.

The group was later invited to meet officials at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in two weeks.

"I don't think any student is going to miss out on their career because they missed a few hours of school today", he said.

Students briefly stopped traffic at a pedestrian crossing chanting "System change, not climate change" and "Climate, change it back", before marching through a shopping centre.

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