Hundreds set to skip classes for climate strike

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"But with the help of my friend, Olive Brown, who has been crucial to the planning, the Facebook campaign has gotten more attention than we anticipated".

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In response to the community coming together, Reese said it was late, but "not too late to keep our planet safe, but we must act now".

"We are striking because marginalized communities across our nation - especially communities of color, disabled communities, and low- income communities are already disproportionately impacted by climate change".

More than 1000 school pupils have turned out for the protest in Edinburgh.

"We don't have the time to wait, that's not a luxury that we have anymore", says 17-year-old Katie Hutten. With little action from the national government, time is running out, and many teens are fearful for both the present and future condition of the climate.

Now there are 1,325 events listed to take place on 15 March in 98 countries, across western Europe, the US, Brazil, Chile, Australia, Iran, India and Japan.

Her mum, Kate Willis, is completely behind her daughter's actions.

"I think a big reason why my mum and my dad are so supportive is that they've always pressed that as people who have privilege it is our job to speak out for people who do not", she says.

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"Tomorrow we schoolstrike for our future", she added in another post.

After her first year 11 maths exam, Aisheeya will be getting the train from Western Sydney to Town Hall Station to take part in Sydney's instalment of the strikes.

Nearly a third of Scotland's local authorities have now followed Edinburgh City Council, which announced it would not punish pupils for missing classes to join the strikes - absence will be considered "authorised" as long as parental permission is given.

"A rallying cry and the "fear of missing out" has a powerful effect on young people".

These include Argyll and Bute, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee, Eilean Siar, Fife, Glasgow, Highland and Renfrewshire.

The Scottish Greens claim nine councils have now indicated that pupils taking part in the protests will not face punishment.

Establish youth representatives within the Steering Committee on Climate Change in Hong Kong.

More marches were planned throughout Europe and the United States later on Friday, while Asia and Oceania also protest.

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