[band plays] …climate change is real and there’s no doubt about it. Extra, extra read all about it, climate change is real and there’s no doubt about it. Extra, extra read all about it, climate change is real and there’s no doubt about it. –What do we want? – Climate action. – When do we
[Music] [Chanting] Greta! Greta! Greta! Greta! For way too long, the politicians and the people in power have gotten away with not doing anything to fight the climate crisis. But we will make sure that they will not get away with it any longer. And we are striking because we have done our homework and
This is not a drill. My name is Greta Thunberg. We are living in the beginning of a mass extinction. Our climate is breaking down. Children like me are giving up their education to protest. But we can still fix this. You can still fix this. To survive, we need to stop burning fossil fuels.
I’m here today because I feel like it’s crucial that we act now because we’ve ruined the planet so much in this short amount of time … Like, in such a short amount of time and we don’t seem to be slowing down. And I want my grandchildren and great grandchildren to have the same
My message is that we’ll be watching you. k[Laughter/applause] This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope? How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty
calls for action on climate change have been going on for years but now some of those voices are getting younger and they're eager to see adults take action in recent months millions of young people around the world have taken part in protests demanding climate change be treated like a crisis scenes like this