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.
Like most college students, Rio Constantino constantly searches for sleep, alcohol, and an internet connection – in that order. He currently studies Biology at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, and dreams of becoming an ecologist one day.
So far it’s been the hottest summer ever recorded — June was the hottest June, and July was the hottest month ever. France, Germany, Britain, Belgium, and the Netherlands had their hottest days of all time, joining countries from Cuba to Vietnam and Togo to the Reunion Islands.