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Youth action on climate change

Led by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and other youthful activists around the world, young people are leading mounting protests and legal challenges in an effort to spur rapid action on climate change. Will it work?


Young Ugandan climate activists join 'school strike' push Thomas Lewton and Alice McCool
Nearly half a mln urge India govt to declare 'climate emergency' Annie Banerji
As climate protests mount, states urged to respect civil rights Megan Rowling
Could teen climate activist win the Nobel Peace Prize? You bet Lin Taylor
In Thunberg's footsteps: climate kids fighting for their future Reuters
Thunberg proved 'we are not alone', say young Indonesian planters Michael Taylor
Children may be parents' best climate-change teachers: study Sebastien Malo
'We won't stop here': European teens to keep up climate strikes Morgane Mounier
Activist Thunberg sparks climate action among young Europeans Thin Lei Win
London school-bag basics: books, lunch, air-pollution sensor Shannon Larson
Opinion
Biggest global climate mobilisation should inspire grown-ups May Boeve
U.S. youth rally in Washington protests climate inaction Reuters
Deep in US oil country, students set to march for climate Sebastien Malo
Don't decide our planet's future without us: striking UK students Shannon Larson
New Zealand PM Ardern backs students striking for climate action Reuters
Swedish student Greta's climate 'school strike' goes global Reuters
German students walk out of school in climate change protest Reuters
'We are scared - listen to us!' London students demand at protest Laurie Goering
Young Colombians file landmark climate lawsuit Anastasia Moloney
Too young to vote, children strike and sue for climate action Lin Taylor
Opinion
Why I am skipping school to protest for action on climate change Aisheeya Huq, 16, Australian student
"I'm afraid and angry", says 18-year-old leading climate lawsuit Alex Whiting
Young people take on older generations over 'messed-up planet' Megan Rowling
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