(The Associated Press) Students and others hold up placards with climate messages during a demonstration against climate change in Brussels, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Thousands of students as part of the Youth for Climate movement took time off school Thursday to call for stronger action against climate change. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
More than 10,000 students skipped school again in Belgium to join a march demanding better protections of the globe’s fragile climate.
Despite the rain and cold, the colorful protest march in Brussels was bigger than the initial one last week.
Banners reading “School strike 4 Climate” and “Skipping school? No. We fight for our future,” highlighted the march, which was free of incidents. MORE