I Am 17-Years-Old and I am Striking for Climate in Alabama

Week 2! Myself and the planet were feeling the heat.

They don’t think of our lives as an afterthought because they don’t think of our lives at all. We are not in the room when they make decisions and we will not be in the room when they gamble our futures away.

However, Every Friday, I will be sitting beside the Tuscaloosa Federal Building to make Alabama politicians and citizens think about climate change, the…