Youth Climate Strike
Escalation: Where next for the climate action movement?
All social movements face major strategic debates, but few so urgently as today’s climate action movement – David Jamieson speaks to climate activists and academics about where next for the movement
THE international climate movement has come a long way in a very short time.
Consciousness about the destruction modern industry has wrought on the planet through global warming and wider environmental destruction has been growing for decades – often the thankless burden born by isolated scientists and marginalised political radicals.
Global Youth Climate Strike: Videos & pictures from around the world
10,000 students protested in Scotland on the last Global Youth Strike in March
THE second global youth climate strike is underway around the world.
Millions of students have already been marching and posting their videos and pictures from South Korea to Germany, India to Philippines.
In total, 1623 locations globally have been identified as places where #FridayforFuture strike action will be taking place.
CommonSpace highlights some of the best on Twitter from around the world.
‘Act as if this truth is real’: Climate change campaigners respond to First Minister’s declaration of a climate emergency
Scottish Greens: “Actions speak louder than words, cutting aviation tax and lobbying for huge tax breaks for oil and gas exploration is not the climate leadership the world needs.”