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Climate strikes and protests kick off over Europe Before UN action summit

Last updated on September 20, 2019

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, tens of thousands of young people around the world will bypass college on Friday to need quicker actions against climate change.

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Protests, motivated by the 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg who is attending the seminar, are supposed to happen in some 150 nations.

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Protests will also be scheduled to happen in European capitals such as London, Paris, and Berlin.

Thunberg has galvanized young folks around the globe since she began protesting alone using a sign outside the Swedish parliament building in August 2018. Over the last year, young people in different communities have staged sprinkled strikes in solidarity with her Fridays for Future motion.

Organizers on Friday will maintain coordinated strikes across the planet for a third period, together with Thunberg spearheading a march and rally in New York, in which the United Nations headquarters are situated.

Next week’s summit will bring together world leaders to talk about climate change mitigation plans, like switching to renewable energy sources from fossil fuels.

Global warming brought on by heat-trapping greenhouse gases by burning fossil fuels has led to droughts and heatwaves, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and flooding, scientists say.

Carbon emissions increased a record high last year, despite a warning against the U.N.-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at October that output signal of these gases has to be slashed within another 12 years to stabilize the climate.

Euronews will provide non-stop coverage within the upcoming few times from Friday’s climate attack before the conclusion of this UN summit on Monday and following Friday’s climate attack.