‘No Planet B’: Northport students prepare for climate change rally

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Thousands of students from Long Island and across the world are planning to walk out of class Friday to demand action on climate change.

Seniors who are part of a unique environmental education program at Northport High School will be joining in on the rally at Foley Square in New York City.

“It’s a good time for us all to come together and really try to make a change,” says Brielle Monez.

Max Neumann told News 12 that it’s important for the “younger generation to speak out” about the environment and climate change.

The Global Climate Strike, led by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, is being held just days before the world's countries gather at the United Nations for the Climate Action Summit.

The Northport students plan on bringing posters to the march. One of which says: “There is no Planet B.”

Earlier this summer, scientists said that July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880.

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