Global climate protests start in Australia before UN summit
Friday, 20 September 2019 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Thousands of protesters are gathering at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations begins ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York. Some of the first rallies in what is being billed as a “global climate strike” started Friday in Australia’s largest city, Sydney, and the national capital, […]
Organisers say at least 300,000 people have taken part in the global strikes on the climate emergency. Adults have been urged to join school students this week in their Friday school strikes, a protest begun by Greta Thunberg.