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Lindsay Meiman, lindsay@350.org

Fighting for Our Present, Not Just Our Future: Global Youth Climate Strikes Are Back

Online Press Conference

Friday 18th September / 3 pm UTC (Time zones)

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GLOBAL - On September 25th, 2020, thousands of climate strikes will take place across the globe to demand urgent action to tackle the climate crisis. Actions will be both online and in the streets where COVID-19 regulations allow. 

Join youth climate activists from Global South or MAPA countries (Most Affected People and Areas) Mitzi Jonelle Tan (Philippines), Eyal Weintraub (Argentina), Disha A Ravi (India), Kevin Mai (Kenya), Laura Veronica Muñoz (Colombia) to hear first-hand experiences of confronting the climate crisis in their countries and their expectations and plans for the September 25th strikes.

Greta Thunberg (Sweden) will also be joining the press conference.

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The press conference will last approximately 1 hour including Q&A and will be in Spanish and English, interpretation will be provided. 

We look forward to you joining us.

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