Climate change: UK children demand government action

The demonstration is part of a global movement Schools 4 Climate Action, which has grown quickly on social media.

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    Thousands of children in the United Kingdom have skipped school to teach the politicians a lesson on climate change.

    They urged the government to take urgent measures to address the crisis by declaring a climate emergency. It follows similar strikes in Australia and several countries in Europe as part of a global movement - Schools 4 Climate Action.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports.


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