In addition to this event, a group of eighth grade Kihei Charter School students is encouraging other youth to join them in front of the County Building on Friday morning, September 20, from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.as part of their weekly #FridaysforFuture youth strike events.
"We are now living in the sixth mass extinction which scientists have directly linked to climate change".
The strike is planned to coincide with the UN Emergency Climate Action Summit to encourage leaders to make meaningful change when it matters most.
The latest strikes come ahead of a climate action summit in NY convened by United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres to urge countries to up their climate efforts. In July, three studies found that the global climate is changing more quickly than it has in the past 2,000 years, Live Science previously reported.
WHAT: Join students walking out from High Schools across Medford at a youth-led rally at Vogel Plaza where they will demand Gov. Kate Brown take action on climate and support an Oregon Green New Deal. The Swedish group Youth for Climate calls the September 20 rally a "Global Strike for Climate".
City and County Council said staff could take a day of pre-approved unpaid leave to participate.
General secretary Jo Grady said: "The trade union movement is fully behind the global action against the climate crisis; our planet's future is at risk and now is the time for bold action". "We will take attendance again school-wide after students walk out, mark those who have left as Absent - unexcused, and send absence notifications through our automated phone/text messaging service".
UK Student Climate Network projected messages on landmarks including parliament promoting the strike
Ahead of the event, an online petition has been set up by NT staff, calling for support and asks to begin a dialogue with the organisation about the need for "transformational social change" to address the climate emergency.
"But we are running out of time, which is why we hope that as many people from across our area as possible will gather in Spalding's Market Place from 11.30am until 1pm on Friday to voice their concerns about the lack of action to tackle climate change".
Some experts say we have just 18 months to prevent the most catastrophic of these impacts.
John Sauven, executive director of Greenpeace UK, said the school strikers have shown that people power could move governments. We need to come together as a community and defeat climate change.
In Berlin, more than 10,000 protesters are expected to congregate at the Brandenburg Gate and outside chancellor Angela Merkel's office in central Berlin, demanding climate action, including a shift away from fossil fuel-powered cars, and a faster exit from coal mining.
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Extinction Rebellion Mass Day of Civil Disobedience Monday, September 23 Members of climate activist group Extinction Rebellion will hold "a fun and creative low risk non-violent direct action in downtown Denver" to raise awareness of the climate crisis and its impact on vulnerable populations.
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