Climate strike to take place in Peterborough city centre

A climate strike is being organised for Peterborough city centre.

Monday, 16th September 2019, 1:24 pm
A youth climate change protest at the Guildhall

The day of action is part of a “global” protest led by UK Student Climate Network.

Adults are being encouraged to join students and young people at the strike which is being held on Friday (September 20) from 11am in Cathedral Square.

Activities on the day include music, talks and protests.

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A youth climate change protest at the Guildhall

Peterborough has been a hotbed of climate change protests in recent months, with young people protesting in the Guildhall and Extinction Rebellion holding a funeral procession and die-in.

The city recently declared a climate emergency and vowed to become carbon neutral by 2030.