Active Voices: Fighting for a Change in Climate

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: December

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: Melbourne, Australia

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing

Author(s): Clive Hamilton

Journal: Meanjin

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“It’s a lot of shit to be dumped on you,
when you’re just trying to find your way in the world”

In September 2019, some four million young people in hundreds of cities around the world joined the School Strike for Climate Action, probably the largest ever student protests. Although the protests attracted countless news stories, we know little about the experiences and struggles of the young people involved in this global movement. What moved them to become involved? What has their involvement meant for them? What are their fears for the future? And how do they cope with them?

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