Student strike over climate change gets support from teachers
Academics and teachers are throwing their weight behind students who plan to strike for climate change action. The nationwide strike has been panned by principals, and a number of schools are threatening to mark the students as truants. But an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern penned by academics has received more than 1000 signatures in support of the strike. Amanda Thomas, a lecturer in Environmental Studies at Victoria University who helped organise the letter...