Students urge action on climate change with protests, die-ins

Students from around the world took to the streets and protested what they see as a lack of urgency on tackling climate change.

Thousands of students and adults from over 100 countries organized demonstrations through social media and via word of mouth. In all, 150,000 protesters mobilized across Europe.

Protests also took place in the U.S. although the turnout wasn’t nearly as robust.

Eight-year-old Havana Chapman-Edwards, who refers to herself as a “tiny diplomat,” spoke to a group of protesters at the U.S. Capitol.

Students play with an inflatable globe as they march to demand action on climate change, in Rome, Friday. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)

Students play with an inflatable globe as they march to demand action on climate change,…

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