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For Immediate Release
Contact: Lindsay Meiman,Senior U.S. Communications Specialist,,,+1 347 460 9082,New York, USA

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

Online Press ConferenceFriday 18th September / 3 pm UTC (Time zones)Register Here


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 Munoz (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.

To join please register here.

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.

350 is building a future that's just, prosperous, equitable and safe from the effects of the climate crisis. We're an international movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all.