Letter to politicians
Wednesday 13th March
“On the 15th of February, students across the UK went on strike to publicly demonstrate that we will no longer be pushed out of the dialogue surrounding the critical environmental threat for our generation. On the 15th of March we will strike again in solidarity with young people in 80 countries; we are forced once again to take the security of our futures into our own hands. As young people, we face the greatest threat from this issue. We shouldn’t have to be the ones leading action to prevent ecological breakdown and yet we have been left with no choice.
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We Must Act Now
Click here to learn about our ‘10 reasons to strike on the 15th’
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases reports every six years on the severity of our impact on the planet. The IPCC’s latest report confirms the suspicion that many held: we are not taking action fast enough. Even if we halve emissions in twelve years and reach net zero by 2040, the earth will still warm by 1.5°C. This temperature increase will still expose 383 million people to water scarcity and leave Coral Reefs at a 76% risk of a devastating Marine Heatwave. Changing this starts with you. Click here to find out how you can take action.
Of the warmest years on record happening since 2001
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thousand air pollution related deaths that the uk has contributed to
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Immediate and direct action is the only way to make meaningful progress against the ecological crisis we are living in. Below are three important ways you can take action now to fight against this injustice.
join the national strike
On the 15th of March, there will be a Global Strike protesting the lack of government action on the climate crisis.
Greta Thunberg, a 16 year old climate activist from Sweden, strikes from school every Friday. Find out how you can join her and other students doing the same.
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