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.
– What’s your message to world leaders today? – (Greta) My message is… – Oh, this is climate change stuff, isn’t it? – Ooh, is that Greta? Dun, dun, duh! (laughs) – Oh my God, it’s Greta! She is a queen. – I’ve seen so many people like sharing this everywhere. – (Greta) I should
DAVID: NEW YORK CITY’S 1.1 MILLION PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE BEEN GIVEN A PASS ESSENTIALLY TO SKIP SCHOOL ON FRIDAY IF THEY WANT TO ATTEND U.N. INSPIRED CLIMATE PROTESTS. THE CITIES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CALLING DAY OFF ” PRINCIPAL TRUANCY” AND OFFICIAL S DID SAY THAT STUDENTS MUST HAVE PARENTAL CONSENT TO MISS CLASS, TO