- Rick Bonetti
Fridays For Future
The Fridays For Future map show there will be a non-violent direct action protest In front of townhall in Portland Or on December 12, 2022 from noon to 1 p.m. PST
Protest in Berlin, September 25, 2020
FridaysForFuture is a youth-led and -organized movement that began in August 2018, after 15-year-old Greta Thunberg and other young activists sat in front of the Swedish parliament every school day for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter which soon went viral.
Fridays For Future and other active organizations, such as Youth for Climate and 350.org.organized Global Day of Climate Action 2020, a worldwide direct action protest that took place on September 25, 2020, This protest was aimed at attracting world attention to the effect of climate change and to increase awareness regarding the rapid increase of global emissions and resources worldwide.
Thousand of cities held events and demonstrations to urge concrete measures in the fight against the climate crisis, and protest for young people’s right to a future. According to the event's statistics, the participants were: 154 countries, 2362 cities, and 3615 events.