The school climate strike was a new generation’s activism – and I’m so proud | Naaman Zhou

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/30/the-school-climate-strike-was-a-new-generations-activism-and-im-so-proud

I’m six years out of school, nearly graduated from university, and I’ve never seen a protest like this

The kids couldn’t believe it. The adults couldn’t believe it.

Martin Place hadn’t seen anything like it for years, and Elly and her sister had never seen anything like it – ever.

Elly, 14, and Aidan, 10, had come thinking the strike would be “a small thing”. Elly said she didn’t know many people from her school who were coming. She found a thousand others.

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Original Title: The school climate strike was a new generation's activism – and I'm so proud | Naaman Zhou
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/30/the-school-climate-strike-was-a-new-generations-activism-and-im-so-proud