As it has been clearly obvious on FB, I have been heavily affected by the tragedy that occurred last Friday in my home country.
I feel like I now have the energy to post something positive again - a significant event that happened several hours before the tragedy struck Aotearoa.
Students from all around Sydney ranging from primary school to university came together and rallied, marched for our planet. They protested Australian government’s lack of action to combat #climatechange
and protect the #environment
for the future generation.
We chanted, shouted (well done @alex_byoost
for leading the chant!). We saw ginormous inflatable Earth bouncing up and down. We clapped, cheered and booed under the rain. We sang along to Imagine, This Is Me & Don’t Stop Me Now 💖
It was truly #heartwarming
experience, seeing young people #united
and standing up for what is right, fighting for their #values
. I felt #proud
of these kids as I marched with them. I felt #hope
I still want to hold on to this hope. That our younger generation will be more empathetic and be more environmentally conscious than the ones in power right now. I #pray
that the future is bright with people accepting each other’s differences and supporting and building each other.
#schoolstrike4climate #climatechange #climatestrike #climatechangeisreal