Global climate strike
“To change everything, we need everyone. It is time for all of us to unleash mass resistance”.*
Young people around the world have been walking out of school on Fridays to protest the lack of government action on the climate emergency. Now they are calling on adults to join them for a week of protest, starting with a global climate strike on Friday 20 September.
Global Justice Now is giving its full support to the global climate strike, and we’ll be out there on the streets along with millions of others around the world to demand climate justice and an end to the age of fossil fuels. Nothing like this, on this scale, has been done before. But the scale of the climate emergency means it’s vital.
There will be marches and protests across the UK and around the world. Millions of people are expected to leave their workplaces and homes and take to the streets. Will you join us?
Organise your workplace, get your friends and family to march, bring your banners. Together we are powerful.
Join the Global Climate Strike
Global Justice Now has actively campaigned for climate justice since 2007, whether by demanding legally binding reductions in carbon emissions, exposing false solutions pedalled by corporations to maintain the status quo, or working with movements in the global south to ensure their voices are heard. Through that time our focus has been on the unjust economic system that gives power to big business at the expense of democracy and equality – and which is fuelling the climate emergency.
It’s going to take a mass movement to change that economic system. That’s why the global climate strike is such an important - and hopeful - moment.
* Greta Thunberg and the other global youth climate strikers call on adults to join the climate strike