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One Planet: March 15th International Day of Youth Climate Strikes

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On March 15, thousands of youth climate activists on six continents will skip school and take to the streets to join the global "Youth Climate Strike." Students will raise awareness about the severity of climate crisis and demand lawmakers take action. 

In the last six months, students in several countries including Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Uganda, and Thailand have skipped a day of school to demand bold action on climate change.

Guest:

Hannah Estrada, member of the youth-led climate justice group Youth Vs Apocalypse, and one of the organizers of the Youth Climate Strike

Web Resources:

Youth Climate Strike

YOUTH VS. APOCALYPSE

The NY Times: Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist, With Bumps Along the Way

CBS San Francisco: Students Plan Strike Demanding Climate Change Action At Pelosi, Feinstein Offices

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.