Students strike for the climate

More than 1000 students, workers and activists marched on May 6 to call for urgent action on climate change.

The rally, organised by School Strike 4 Climate, gathered at Sydney Town Hall and heard from several speakers before marching past New South Wales Parliament.

It called on politicians to commit to real solutions before the federal election, including: net zero emissions by 2030; 100% renewables; a just transition for fossil fuel workers and; no new coal or gas.

The climate is changing. Why aren't we? Photo: Isaac Nellist
Students are taking to the streets calling for climate action now. Photo: Peter Boyle
You'll die of old age. I'll die of climate change. Photo: Ben Radford
We all burn as Earth burns. Photo: Ben Radford
Climate change isn't cool. Photo: Isaac Nellist
Planet over profit. Photo: Peter Boyle