70 demonstrated for the environment in Kristianstad – School pupils demonstrated in 2 000 places all around the world
On Friday 15th March some 70 people demonstrated outside Rådhus Skåne for a better environment. Most of them were school pupils who had skipped lessons in order to take part in the demonstration. On the same day there were demonstrations for the environment all over the world.
Kristianstad • Publicerad 20 mars 2019
– We’re here because we want to take care of our planet, said Tina Nerway, a pupil in Class 9 at Antonskolan at Österäng.
About 18 pupils from classes 8 and 9 at Fröknegårdskolan also took part.
– We are striking against acid sea-water and things like that. Some pupils will be marked as absent from school, but our class teacher has encouraged us to take part. He thinks this is important, said a class 9 pupil.
On the same day pupils demonstrated in 2 000 places all over the world. They want politicians to take the climate more seriously.
The initiaive comes from 16-year-old Greta Thunberg. She has been on strike from school to sit outside the parliament building in Stockholm.
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