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Pupils to stage a SECOND climate change strike

Pupils to stage a SECOND climate change strike

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 8:11am 15th March 2019. (Updated at 11:46am 15th March 2019)

Cornwall Council has issued a message to parents as pupils stage a second strike on climate change.

Young people have gathered outside County Hall in Truro on Friday, as part of the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement.

Pupils are set to call for more action to tackle the problem after a similar protest last month.

Now officials are urging mums and dads to follow the advice from their children's school and make sure they are safe.

"A number of young people are expected to gather at New County Hall in Truro tomorrow (Friday) calling for more action on climate change.

"Cornwall Council welcomes the passion shown by the young people and is keen to work with them to create a collective Cornish voice to lobby parliament.

"In January councillors declared a climate change emergency, calling on Westminster to provide the powers and resources necessary to achieve the target for Cornwall to become carbon neutral by 2030.

"We would urge parents and carers whose children could be absent from school, to have followed the advice from their school to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their children is maintained during the protest".

Cornwall Council

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