Greta Thunberg leads youth climate strike in Berlin for 1st time since pandemic

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Several thousand climate activists, including Sweden’s Greta Thunberg, demonstrated in Berlin on Friday to ring the alarm on climate change to candidates competing to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel at this weekend’s German general election.

Friday’s strike marks the return of the youth climate protests that in 2019 drew more than six million people onto the streets, before the COVID-19 pandemic largely halted the mass gatherings and pushed much of the action online.

Germany has long been in the vanguard of climate activism, giving birth to the first Green Party to win national prominence, and all parties are committed to action on climate change.

Meanwhile, young people around the world began took to the streets to demand urgent action against climate change in the largest protests since the start of the pandemic.

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