by Michael Bastasch, The Daily Signal
“[S]tudents are fighting like their world depends on it,” former Vice President Al Gore said in a tweet extolling Haven Coleman, a 12 year-old listed as the US climate strike’s co-founder and co-director.
“I stand with all students striking here in Atlanta and across world today,” Gore tweeted recently as thousands of students skipped school to protest climate change.
Student strikes were inspired by 16 year-old Greta Thunberg, who began ditching school in August to sit in protest outside the Swedish parliament. Thunberg told the United Nations in December that “civilization is being sacrificed” by adults who were “stealing” their children’s futures by not immediately shedding fossil fuels.
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