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'This is our future' say students, as climate protests sweep globe


SYDNEY/BRUSSELS/BERLIN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of students and workers left their schools, colleges and offices on Friday and marched along city streets around the globe to demand that world leaders take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe.

The global climate strike, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, kicked off in the Pacific islands and followed the rising sun across Australia, Japan, Southeast Asia and then on to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas.

It will culminate in New York when Thunberg, who has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, will spearhead a ...


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