Slovak students will go on strike for the climate again

The protest takes place in three Slovak cities on September 20.

Slovak students protest against climate change in Zvolen, central Slovakia.Slovak students protest against climate change in Zvolen, central Slovakia. (Source: FFF Slovakia)

Slovak students will again walk out of their classrooms and head for the streets on Friday, September 20, to participate in the global climate strike, started off by the Fridays for Future (FFF) movement.

“For many critics, this approach is not understandable,” Emma Zajačková of the Fridays for Future Slovakia said in a statement. “For us, it is one of a few ways to make adults listen and act to save our future.”

To date, three protest events have been announced in Bratislava, Žilina, and Košice. All begin at 11:00.

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One Earth, one home

Organisers want to point out that climate change and the emerging collapse of ecosystems is a global issue, the consequences of which will impact future generations, including families, jobs and vulnerable social groups.

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