- How do you feel about climate change?
- What do you think the world’s climate will be like 20 years from now?
- protest /PROH-test/
- found /found/
- activist /AK-tuh-vist/
- parliament /PAHR-luh-muhnt/
- take a stand /TEYK uh stand/
[noun] – a strong complaint expressing disagreement, disapproval, or opposition
Thousands of employees joined the protest, seeking an increase in the country’s minimum wage.
[verb] – to bring something into existence
Eton College was founded by Henry VI in 1440.
[noun] – a person who believes strongly in political or social change and takes part in activities such as public protests to try to make this happen
Young activists joined the protest against mishandled educational funds.
[noun] – the group of people who make the laws in some countries
The British Parliament consists of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
[idiom] – to express one’s opinion
Everyone must take a stand and cast their votes in the next national election.
“I felt hopeless not doing anything. These school strikes are one thing that definitely bring a lot of people some hope and they are really important,” said a 14-year-old from Glasgow named Leah Duffy who participated in the FFS movement. Duffy added that this effort just shows the youth’s willingness to “sacrifice their own education in order to get this message across.” On the other hand, 17-year-old Sandy Boyd from Trinity Academy called young people across Scotland to take a stand for a week during COP26, from November 1 to November 5, 2021. Meanwhile, the Scottish government says its aim to reduce emissions is one of the toughest in the world, with a promise to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by the year 2045.
- When did the global climate protest take happen based on the article?
- What was the goal of the said protest?
- What group organized the climate strikes around Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, and Ullapool?
- The strike took place five weeks before what United Nations conference?
- By what year does the Scottish government aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
- What are some of the environmental laws in your country?
- What is your country’s main environmental problem?
- Would you join a climate change protest? Why or why not?
- Do you think global warming is real?
- In your own little ways, how could you help save the environment from climate change?