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Tech & Science Student climate change protesters take to the the streets across the country

06:40  29 november  2019
06:40  29 november  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of San Francisco, chanting, “Green New Deal, make it real An early test of the student protests will come on Monday when world leaders assemble at United Nations headquarters to demonstrate what they are willing to do to avert a crisis.

They flooded streets in Australia, in India, in the United Kingdom, in the United States, united in their call for the adults in charge to do something to address climate change .

a close up of Cassandra Silvestro: Shiann Broderick is one of thousands of students expected to turn out for the school climate rallies. (ABC News: Jonathan Hair)© Provided by ABC News Shiann Broderick is one of thousands of students expected to turn out for the school climate rallies. (ABC News: Jonathan Hair)

A teenager whose family home was destroyed in bushfires has delivered an impassioned plea to the Prime Minister to take action on climate change, saying "thoughts and prayers are not enough".

Shiann Broderick, 18, who lost her home in Nymboida in northern NSW, has gathered along with about 500 protesters outside Liberal Party headquarters in the inner-city Sydney suburb of Woolloomooloo.

"Mr Morrison, as Prime Minister your thoughts and prayers are not enough," Ms Broderick said.

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"I want climate action. This is a crisis. Act like it."

A series of strikes in every major city across the country are scheduled today as part of the School Strike for Climate Australia in response to recent devastating bushfires around Australia.

Student activists have planned to walk out of school and stage sit-downs outside the offices of politicians and fossil fuel companies.

In Sydney's eastern suburbs, students from Bronte, Clovelly, Bondi, Bondi Beach and Waverley Public Schools marched out to Marks Park for protests.

Signs hovering above the crowd read "We need climate action. Thoughts and prayers aren't enough", and "You're burning our future".

Ms Broderick said the Government was "denying science" in its response to climate change after her family "lost everything" in Nymboida bushfires a few weeks ago.

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Climate change protesters , many waving placards, have taken to the streets on a global day of action, including thousands in the UK. Among the imaginative placards being waved were ones claiming: “Won’t somebody listen to the children?”, “We are skipping our lessons to teach you one”

The September 2019 climate strikes, also known as the Global Week for Future, were a series of international strikes and protests to demand action be taken to address climate change

"On Friday the 8th of November, our entire town of Nymboida was swept through my a massive bushfire. We lost our house and so did many of my other friends," Ms Broderick said.

"This terrible catastrophic bushfire just swept through our area, we lost everything, and they're [politicians] just denying that climate change has anything to do with it.

"They're just clearly denying the science," she said.

Daisy Jeffrey, a 17-year-old student, moved a math exam to attend the protest.

"Unfortunately, school students don't feel like we have a choice, we feel like we have to be out here demanding action," she said.

Adelaide students march on Parliament

In Adelaide, about 200 school children have assembled on the steps of Parliament House demanding climate action.

Students are holding banners asking for "desperate action for a dying planet" and asking leaders "how can you sleep when the world is burning?"

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Thousands of students have taken part in school strikes and demonstrations around the country today in protest at what they say is Government inaction on climate change . In Dublin, thousands of students from schools across the capital met at St Stephen's Green and marched to Leinster House

Strikes follow immense September marches

Across Australian cities in September it was estimated 300,000 Australians — including tens of thousands of students — gathered at climate change rallies in one of the largest protest events in the nation's history.

The protest was part of a global day of action inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who first started protesting alone outside Sweden's Parliament last year.

Demonstrations took place in all eight capital cities as well as 104 other centres, with protesters calling on the Federal Government to commit to no new coal, oil or gas projects, 100 per cent renewable energy generation and exports by 2030 and funding for "a just transition and job creation for all fossil fuel industry workers and communities".

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