As is the way with worldwide events, New Zealand and Australia took the lead on the School Strike for Climate. Young people skipped class and took to the streets by the tens of thousands. I watched them from fourteen time zones away.
They came out in mountains, by rivers and in cities.
#HappeningNow: Students from the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center join the Global #SchoolStrike4Climate. They started the 12-km, mountain-terrain walk from Bendum at 6am and are on their way to Zamboangita. pic.twitter.com/BRNQm6odFX— Ecojesuit (@Ecojesuit) March 15, 2019
They walked in sunshine and steady rain, in grassy fields and by stately cathedrals