Climate concerns get airing

Published date27 May 2023
Publication titleOtago Daily Times: Web Edition Articles (New Zealand)
About 150 people gathered in the Octagon yesterday afternoon to call for greater action on climate change

The aim of the event was to create a space where people could connect with each other and be open and honest about their climate anxiety, Fridays for Future Ōtepoti co-ordinator Alenna McLean said.

The protesters came with a list of demands, including for emissions to be reduced immediately and for the voting age to be lowered to 16.

A range of musicians, poets and speakers contributed to the event.

Among the groups...

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