Cimbyo Ketaren is a Muslim climate activist organizing for the Climate Strike in Indonesia. Ahead of the local strike event he’s organizing in Bengkulu, he answered questions on what’s planned and what his faith has to do with climate organizing.
There are many different ways we can show solidarity to the youth-led climate strikes, Matagi Mālohi is just one of the powerful ways we can lift and highlight vulnerable nations’ leadership in the face of the climate breakdown.
Young people like me have been taking action to protect our climate for years. But we can’t do it alone — it’s up to all of us to hold fossil fuel billionaires and the politicians covering for them accountable for burning our planet.
Young climate strikers are calling on everyone: parents, workers, and all concerned people to join massive climate strikes and a week of climate justice actions from September 20-27. People all over the world will use their power to stop “business as usual,” because the climate crisis is an emergency.