Youth climate movement

Youth activists at COP26

Youth activists create a human corridor at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, calling for such meetings to include the people most affected by climate change.

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Activist Greta Thunberg initiates the “School Strike for Climate” movement by protesting outside the Swedish parliament. Soon, students around the world join a growing movement demanding action on climate change. (Activists at the 2021 U.N. Climate Change Conference are shown.)