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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Moruya High School Students Strike 4 Climate Mar 15th

In support of the global movement "school strike for climate" the Moruya High school prefect group will be hosting a picnic at lunchtime, 12:55pm, on the Friday the 15th of march on the front oval for students to learn and talk about how we as adults of the future can help make a change in the climate crisis. Moruya High students will be joining with 42 other registered School Stike For Climate actions across the country from Adelaide to Yeppoon. Adelaide Albury-Wodonga Alice Springs Armidale Ballarat Baw Baw Bega Bendigo Bowral Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Canberra Coffs Harbour Darwin Geelong Gold Coast Gosford Grafton Gunnedah Hobart Inverell Launceston Lismore Mackay Melbourne Mossman Murwillumbah Newcastle Orange Perth Port Macquarie Rockhamptom South Coast Global Climate Strike Sunshine Coast Sydney Tamworth Townsville Whitsundays Wollongong Yeppoon

Attendees will be invited to join in a 'walkout' to the council chambers in period 5 and 6, from 1:35 pm, on the day to attempt to show the people in power our passion for the issue and our desire to be heard. All you have to do is turn up and help us make a change because if they won't, we will.

It is understood, as advised by other local principles, that there has been a directive from "higher up" that schools are not to be involved.

The day is a an International Student day of Striking to make a clear statement.

If your school or teachers have anything planned be sure to add the event to the comments School Strike 4 Climate Australia organisers offer on their campaign website: "To everyone who cares about a safe climate future, this is your open invite to join our School Strike 4 Climate on March 15 - students standing up when our politicians won’t.Australia is in the thick of the climate crisis. "Prolonged drought cripples farming communities. Flash flooding is creating chaos in cities. Catastrophic bushfires and severe cyclones threaten people’s homes. Heatwaves are sweeping the nation. Half the Great Barrier Reef is dead. And yet our politicians refuse to stop massive new fossil fuel projects like Adani’s coal mine." "So, on March 15, school students are walking out of school to tell our politicians to take all of us seriously and start treating climate change for what it is: a crisis and the biggest threat to our generation and generations to come. "EVERYONE IS INVITED." "Tens of thousands of students across Australia and around the world will join us. If you’re an adult, take the day off and join us in solidarity."

NOTE: Comments were TRIALED - in the end it failed as humans will be humans and it turned into a pile of merde; only contributed to by just a handful who did little to add to the conversation of the issue at hand. Anyone who would like to contribute an opinion are encouraged to send in a Letter to the Editor where it might be considered for publication

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