Authors Support Schools Strike 4 Climate Change
Australian Children’s and YA authors and Illustrators are showing their support for the Schools Strike 4 Climate Change with an open letter.
The letter recognises the critical importance of collective action to overcome climate change and to create a sustainable future.
“With this letter, we add our voices to yours, to amplify your demands of the Australian government to:
-Stop Adani’s coal mine
-Say no to all new coal and gas projects
-Get Australia powered with 100% renewable energy by no later than 2030.”
The letter acknowledges that the striking students are showing courage and citizenship and that children and teens have the right to fight for their future.
“We understand that you are protagonists in this story.”
I’m sure you will find many of your favourite authors in the list who have signed this letter.