#CLIMATESTRIKE - JOIN OR HOST A STRIKE ON MAY 15, 2020

UPDATE: the upcoming strike in May has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Visit the website to read the full statement. There will be an alternative action you can take so please check back for future updates.

https://www.schoolstrike4climate.com/may15

EASY WAYS TO TAKE ACTION NOW:

  • Watch all three episodes of the series and then share it on your social media pages and with your friends, family and workmates!

  • Visit the School Strike 4 Climate website and subscribe to receive email updates on the next strike.

  • Educate yourself on what is climate change and what we can do about it.

  • Are you an educator? Get the Youth On Strike! study guide now for high school students and use it in your classrooms. 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The series is available and you are welcome to watch and share it. If you're at home then it's the perfect time to watch the episodes. We will be postponing our marketing campaign until a later date when the timing feels right.

But we will soon be announcing new actions that you can take including a guide on how to host a virtual screening. Please check back or subscribe to our mailing list to find out when this is available.

SUBSCRIBE HERE.

GET THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDY GUIDE NOW

Download the Youth On Strike! study guide from The Education Shop for high school students, designed for use in the Australian curriculum. CLICK HERE.

DONATE TO OUR AUDIENCE AND IMPACT STRATEGY

All donations help Youth On Strike! reach a wider audience and have a greater impact.

Australian tax-deductible donations

Worldwide crowdfunding platform

EDUCATE YOURSELF ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Union of Concerned Scientists

Nasa - Global Climate Change

National Geographic

BBC Future

Australian Academy of Science

Nasa - Climate Time Machine

Unicef - Youth for climate action

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Nasa - The relentless rise of carbon dioxide

Inside Climate News

 

WHAT IS ‘CLIMATE ANXIETY’ AND HOW CAN YOU COPE?

Eco-anxiety is anxiety about ecological disasters and threats to the natural environment such as pollution and climate change. This can cause distress, anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness. Please take the time to visit these links to help yourself and others cope.

Coping with Climate Change Distress

Psychology for a Safe Climate

Australian Parents for Climate Action

A-Z of Climate Anxiety

The impact of climate change on youth depression and mental health

 

JOIN OR VOLUNTEER FOR A GROUP OR ORGANISATION THAT IS DOING GREAT WORK

(and who have supported Youth on Strike!)

School Strike 4 Climate (Australia)

Australian Youth Climate Coalition

The Climate Reality Project Australia

Australian Conservation Foundation

The Foundation for Young Australians

Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

Australian Parents 4 Climate Change

Sign up for a Greenpeace Local Action Groups

Join the REenergise campaign

One Girl

Possible (UK)

1 Million Women

Watch the film 2040 for great solutions and a positive future

WRITE TO YOUR LOCAL AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVE

Send a letter now and demand they take climate action seriously, and that they give Australian young people a greater say in decision making. 

Search for your local representative here (Australian Federal Parliament):

https://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members