McKibben: Why Should You Climate Strike This Friday, September 20?

Let us count the ways.

In May, when 1.4 million kids around the world walked out of school, they asked for adults to join them next time. That next time is September 20 and it is shaping up to be the biggest day of climate action in the planet’s history. Everyone from big trade unions to a thousand workers at the Amazon headquarters, and from college kids to senior citizens, are setting the day aside to rally in their cities and towns for faster action from our governments and industries. Find out what’s happening in your community at

§ Strike, because what we do this decade will matter for hundreds of thousands of years.

By Bill McKibben. The Nation. September 19, 2019.

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