Millions of students, workers, adults expected to join global wave of climate strikes in September
A huge wave of climate strikes is coming this September, with thousands of communities around the world taking to the streets starting on September 20th with a youth-led strike, and escalating towards the first ever General Strike for Climate on September 27th. Together, various groups and wider community organizations will organize additional actions in between making up the "Week for Future and Climate Justice". This will be a weeklong movement surrounding the UN Climate Summit to wake world leaders up to the truth of the climate crisis. By demonstrating people’s power, the organizers’ ambition to make this week a turning point in history will become a reality.
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The Week for Future and Climate Justice will be punctuated by various climate-related direct actions and activities around the world, highlighting the devastating impacts of climate and ecological breakdown that are being felt the world-over. From unprecedented heat waves in the Arctic and India, to wildfires, floods, famine and drought, massive inequality and continued repression of community voices, there is no denying we are in a state of global climate emergency that demands immediate action by political and world leaders.