Frome students and teachers join protest in London

PROTEST School students teachers and parents rallied for action on climate change in November last year

PROTEST School students teachers and parents rallied for action on climate change in November last year. Jayden Whaites

"The people who are in power now need to do this now".

Valentine's Day marked the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Parkland, Florida.

Tens of thousands of children and young people are expected to take part in the next global climate strike which takes place this Friday, 15 March 2019, in nearly 100 countries worldwide and up to 100 locations across the UK. And the Parkland students have continued throughout the year to travel this country and the world, advocating for stricter gun regulations.

Some Palmerston North students will be allowed to attend Friday's schools strike for climate change, if they have written permission, but others who wag will be treated as truant.

"It is important that normal process is followed if there was an absence on the day for the safety of the students, and to keep families informed of the actions of their children".

Today the Prime Minister was asked by media whether she supports the protest.

Strikes have been organized all over Europe, the United States, India and Australia over the past five months. "At the same time, climate change is a critical issue for this generation and we are aware that there are a number of students in our school who are passionate about environmental issues".

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On March 15th, students around the world will trade their classrooms for the steps of their local legislative buildings to confront legislators on the issue of climate change.

Recently, TED posted Greta's TEDxStockholm talk which she gave in November.

I have been working with the Climate Leaders program to endorse the candidates that place a strong emphasis on climate change such as Oliver Yates of Kooyong and Zali Steggall of Warringah.

"I am very conflicted about [the strike] because any time you're missing school you are missing important content", she said. They focus on vital issues that threaten young people's wellbeing. We already have all the facts and solutions.

'I'm appalled that this teacher, while being paid by the taxpayer, has sought to undertake political activity, ' Mr Stokes said.

Youth culture is said to be defined by its movements - from Rock Against Racism in 1970s Britain to the Black Lives Matter demonstrations that have swept through the US. But we must act now. However in the upcoming federal election, there are some beacons of hope for climate action.

My daughter in law, Laura Turner Seydel, signs off every email with the Native American proverb: We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

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