Several young people are shown laying down on the ground with placards protesting for climate change action.

Millions of young people strike for climate action

With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland took off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.

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Secretary-General António Guterres has asked countries to come to the UN summit with specific plans for how they intend to cut carbon emissions in line with the most recent science, which says global greenhouse gas emissions must fall 45% by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

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