Earth Strike

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Earth Strike is an international grassroots movement that called for a global general strike for climate action. Their aim was a global general strike lasting from 20 until 27 September 2019. The movement has had public support from organizations including Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future, as well as public figures including Noam Chomsky.[1] The Earth Strikes were part of the worldwide September 2019 climate strikes, which gathered millions of protesters.

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Earth Strike
Formation10 November 2018; 4 years ago (2018-11-10)
PurposeForm a general strike to protest political inaction on climate change
  • International
FieldsLabor movement
Environmental movement

An estimated 6 million people participated in strikes worldwide from 20–27 September.[2] Youth environmental activist Greta Thunberg spoke in New York on the 20 September strike and Montreal on the 27 September strike.[3][4][5][6]