In the fight against climate change, student organizers are fighting for political leaders who gather in front of the US Capitol today in the context of international protests.
Using hand-painted signs "Denial is no policy", and " are now fighting or swimming l8r ," the 12-year-old called for adults to cut off the heat-emitting pollutants from cars and cars Power plants endanger their future.
" It is time for the world to listen to this young man and pay attention to what we demand," said Maddy Fernands, the 1
Some speakers stood on a plastic riser to reach the microphones on the podium.
Isra Harsi, a 16-year-old Minneapolis native and daughter of Democratic US Representative Ilhan Omar, said she was worried about global warming after controversy over the construction of gas pipelines in her home state. She said that she hopes that thousands and thousands of students jumping in protest against the school will raise adult awareness.
More than a hundred students marched across the lawn of the congress and sang, "What do we want? Climate protection When do we want it? Now. "
The students called for" radical laws to tackle climate change at the local, state, and national levels, "" Adopting the "Green New Deal" to shift our country to 100% clean, renewable and zero-zero energy sources through a just and equitable transition for all communities and workers "and" to declare the climate crisis a national emergency. "