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On Friday September 20th, The Guthrie Green in Downtown Tulsa hosted the Global Climate Strike for Tulsa."><meta name=keywords content="Tulsa,The Taliaferro Times,newspaper,BTW,Booker T.,Booker T. Washington High School,School,news,opinion,Oklahoma,creative writing,write,articles,posts"><div class=main-content><div class=container><div class=row><div class="col-md-2 pl-0"><div class="share sticky-top sticky-top-offset"><script src=/js/mastodon.js></script><p>Share</p><ul><li class="ml-1 mr-1"><a target=_blank href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Global%20Climate%20Strike%21&url=https%3a%2f%2fthetaliaferrotimes.org%2f2019%2f09%2f2019-09-climate-strike%2f" onclick="window.open(this.href,'twitter-share','width=550,height=435');return false;"><i title="Share on Twitter :(" class="fab fa-twitter"></i></a></li><li class="ml-1 mr-1"><a target=_blank href="https://facebook.com/sharer.php?u=https%3a%2f%2fthetaliaferrotimes.org%2f2019%2f09%2f2019-09-climate-strike%2f" onclick="window.open(this.href,'facebook-share','width=550,height=435');return false;"><i title="Share on Facebook :(" class="fab fa-facebook-f"></i></a></li><li class="ml-1 mr-1"><a target=blank_ href="https://www.xing.com/spi/shares/new?url=https%3a%2f%2fthetaliaferrotimes.org%2f2019%2f09%2f2019-09-climate-strike%2f" onclick="window.open(this.href,'xing-share','width=550,height=435');return false;"><i title="Share on Xing :(" class="fab fa-xing"></i></a></li><li class="ml-1 mr-1"><i title="Share on Mastodon :)" style=cursor:pointer class="fab fa-mastodon" onclick=share_mastodon()></i></input></li></ul></div></div><div class="col-md-9 flex-first flex-md-unordered"><div class=mainheading><h1 class=posttitle>Global Climate Strike!</h1><div class="col-xs-12 col-md-9 col-lg-10 text-center text-md-left md-nopad-left"><span class=author-description>by <b><a id=author-link href=/author/Nathaniel-Ijams-Monica-Martinez>Nathaniel Ijams & Monica Martinez</a></b><br><i class="far fa-star"></i>Sep 23, 2019
<i class="far fa-clock clock"></i>2 min read</span></div></div><a href=/2019/09/2019-09-climate-strike/><img class="featured-image img-fluid" src=/uploads/2019/09/3CECD1080F5B496EA8B12CFE1BF00913.jpg alt="Image of:"></a><div class=article-post><p><strong>Our Climate Strike</strong><br><em>by Monica Martinez</em></p><p>On Friday September 20th, The Guthrie Green in Downtown Tulsa hosted the Global Climate Strike for Tulsa. Young people from all over Tulsa gathered with signs in their hands and perseverance in their hearts. We all wanted one thing: change. Words urging lawmakers to change environmental policies could be heard everywhere you turned. Voices filled with anger expressed their frustration towards those in power who were not willing to make a change. This was the scene across our country, from New York City to Austin. The strike wasn’t just limited to the U.S. however, over 150 countries across the world participated. A total of over 4 million people all rallied for the same cause, keeping our stay on this planet longer.</p><p><strong>Why we Strike</strong><br><em>by Nathaniel Ijams</em></p><p>Three days after the first day of the Global Climate Strike, the UN Climate Summit began. During a long day, countries from around the world commented on the dangers of climate change and environmentally destructive behaviours. Greta Thunberg, in her <a href=https://archive.org/details/thunberg-un-summit-speech>speech</a>, criticised the &ldquo;empty words&rdquo; of the world's leaders in the past. I can do nothing but agree. They stress the importance of climate change and do nothing. They praise new technology and fail to invest in it. They give accolades to children for their bravery but only go back to their cowardice once they are gone. Our world is obsessed with the idea of an eternal era of profit and prosperity. Has this ever been achieved? No. Some things are worth fighting for. If not now, then when? If not us, then who?</p><hr><p>See photos, news coverage, and documents from the Tulsa Global Climate Strike:<br><a href=https://archive.org/details/btw-climate-strike-2019>Internet Archive</a></p><p>See our school's Global Climate Strike page:<br><a href=http://bit.ly/climate-btw>Strike!</a></p><p>More news, analysis, and commentary is coming soon!</p><p><em>Page created on September 14th, 2019. Last updated on September 23rd, 2019.</em></p></div><div class=after-post-tags><ul class=tags><li><a href=/tags/btw-news>btw-news</a></li><li><a href=/tags/local-news>local-news</a></li><li><a href=/tags/national-news>national-news</a></li><li><a href=/tags/international-news>international-news</a></li><li><a href=/tags/event>event</a></li></ul></div><div class=article-post><p>See more of this author's content <a href=/author/Nathaniel-Ijams-Monica-Martinez>here</a>.</p><p>Unless otherwise noted, all content herein is licensed under the <a href=https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/>Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License</a>. Please contact us for alternative licensing.</p><p>Send feedback and letters to the editor to feedback@thetaliaferrotimes.org.</p></div><div class="row PageNavigation d-flex justify-content-between font-weight-bold"><a class="d-block col-md-6" href=/2019/09/2019-09-shelley/>&#171; Shelley in the Vending Machine</a>
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