Australia has one of the largest global mining footprints in the world. But despite not being responsible for most of the carbon emissions leading to climate change, it is women, young people and Indigenous communities who are most affected by the adverse consequences.
The Australian Government must recognise its responsibility to lead rapid climate action, and support frontline communities to make their livelihoods, food, homes and safety more resilient to climate change.
Which is why, on September 20, three days before world leaders meet in New York for the UN Emergency Climate Summit, school students are inviting you to join them for their biggest ever Global #ClimateStrike.
By taking time off school and work together on a global scale, we’ll show our politicians that people everywhere want climate justice. We’ll strike in solidarity with everyone who’s already being hurt by climate change and everyone who will be impacted if we don’t act now.
Sign up for a climate strike near you and demand that the Australian Government uphold the rights of women, their communities and the planet.
Find a climate strike near you here.