"I think we genuinely scare people in power" Youth Activism with Fridays for Futures
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climate breakdown unlike other political and socio-economic crises has a tight deadline. If we don't tackle it within the next 10-25 years we're going to be heading to the Mad Max hellscape without the steam punk aesthetic. With a problem that is going to effect every generation and the ones yet to come it's no surprise people of all ages are stepping up to demand leadership on the climate.
This week on the show we are joined by Fridays for Futures' Emma Greenwood to discuss why the young are picking up this gauntlet, how education in the UK needs to be updated to deal with our climate realities and what's in store for the political future of youth movements.
Fridays for Futures
Servern Cullis Suzuki's speech at the U.N in 1992
Youth strike MCR
Red Co-op retrofitters
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Extinction Rebellion Manchester
Global Law Action Network who have taken the youth activists case the EU
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