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Media Type: News / Op - Ed
Date of Publication: March 20, 2020
Author(s): Sarah Sax
Newspaper: Huffington Post
Categories: Social Movement
The fight against climate change isn’t going away; it’s going online.
April was supposed to be a huge month for climate action. The plan was to have a month of global mobilization with thousands of protests and events planned by almost 1 million different organizations working together.
Activists had hoped to build on the success of last September’s worldwide climate strikes, which saw 8 million people take to the streets to demand action. And with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day next month, campaigners predicted millions of people would again be out on the streets in countries across the globe, trying to drive home the urgency of the climate crisis.
Then came the coronavirus.
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