NBC NEWS: Teen girls strike for global action on climate change

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Release date: 15/9/2019

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What is different this time around is just how young many female participants are, said Sherilyn MacGregor, a researcher specializing in environmental politics at the University of Manchester in England.

“It's children speaking for themselves,” she said. “This moment in history where we have this rising of girls in the climate movement I think is really significant and exciting and… is going to change how we look at this generation of young women.”

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TitleTeen girls strike for global action on climate change
Media name/outletNBC News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date15/09/19
DescriptionWhat is different this time around is just how young many female participants are, said Sherilyn MacGregor, a researcher specializing in environmental politics at the University of Manchester in England.

“It's children speaking for themselves,” she said. “This moment in history where we have this rising of girls in the climate movement I think is really significant and exciting and… is going to change how we look at this generation of young women.”
URLhttps://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/teen-girls-strike-global-action-climate-change-n1054461
PersonsSherilyn Macgregor