1.1 Million Students To Skip School For Climate Change.

Robert Massimi.
Left wingers are gonna miss school to protest climate change. Are these people for real? For every scientist who claims climate change, another sccientist says that it is bogus. Lefties around the world will skip school to march in the streets, play Nintendo or just cut school.
Read Below:
NYC says 1.1M students can skip school for climate strike protest
Students march outside the United Nations during a protest against climate change on September 6, 2019 in New York.
Students outside the United Nations during a climate change protest in New York on Sept. 6. Photo: Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images
School districts are debating what position to take after New York City announced that 1.1 million public school students could skip classes without penalties to join the global youth climate strikes Friday, the New York Times reports.

Why it matters: Per the Times, this a test of the movement’s impact — by causing disruptions and getting noticed by political leaders who are in NYC for the United Nations Climate Action Summit 3 days later and the General Assembly meeting that follows it.

NYC Public Schools

@NYCSchools
.@NYCschools will excuse absences of students participating in the #ClimateStrike on Friday 9/20. Students will need parental consent. Younger students can only leave school with a parent. https://twitter.com/NYCMayor/status/1172186872560410636

Mayor Bill de Blasio

@NYCMayor
.@NYCSchools will be sharing guidance with parents, educators and students on how students will be able to participate in next Friday’s events in the next few days. #ClimateStrike https://twitter.com/nycmayor/status/1172186264075984896

7,015
12:54 PM – Sep 12, 2019
Twitter Ads info and privacy
2,570 people are talking about this
Organizers expect millions of people to leave work, home and school to take part in massive climate strike protests around the world.
The big picture: Youth strike advocates Fridays for Future said more than 2400 events were taking place from Sept. 20 through Sept. 27 to coincide with the UN climate summit on Sept. 23, where Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is due to make an address.

More than 115 countries and 1,000 cities have registered so far, the group said.
“All eyes are on the United States which already has 145 cities signed up, with participation that is expected to be tenfold when compared with the first two global strikes in March and May of this year.”
What’s happening in the U.S.: The Times reports that large districts around the U.S. were discussing on Monday afternoon the issue of whether to allow students to miss school for the strikes.

A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Unified School District told the NYT that officials were “still finalizing” plans. Cambridge, Mass., City Council members said they would discuss a motion on Tuesday to excuse students.
The other side: Critics, ranging from climate-change deniers to people who argue for a less radical approach to tackling global warming, said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was using school attendance policy to promote a political aim, the NYT notes.

The New York Post’s editorial board called the move “out-and-out government sponsorship of a particular point of view.” There was some concern that a few students could take advantage of the opportunity to skip school for fun, according to the Times.
Go deeper: The new social movement calling for action on climate

CLIMATE CHANGE

Noa Yadidiupdated 13 hours ago
The Atlantic Basin’s tropical storms and hurricanes in 2019
Debris sitting on a road after Hurricane Michael
A pile of debris near the remains of a home destroyed by Hurricane Michael in Florida. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
Hurricane Dorian became the first major hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic season when it made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane on Sept. 1 in the Bahamas. At least 43 people in the Bahamas were killed with many others left missing.

The big picture: NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a “near normal” season this year. It’s also predicting a range of 9 to 15 named storms — 4 to 8 of which could become hurricanes.

Go deeper372 WORDS
EXTREME WEATHER

Ursula Perano14 hours ago
Nicotine addictions increasingly driving vape users back to cigarettes
A picture of Juul products.
Photo: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images
A new Los Angeles Times report details a painfully ironic contradiction: Vape users turning to cigarettes to cope with their nicotine addictions, challenging vapes’ original purpose of helping cigarette users quit smoking altogether.

The big picture: As cigarette use has declined, e-cigarettes and vaping are seeing a sharp increase in popularity — but not without pushback. Just last week, Juul, a vaping technology, faced backlash from lawmakers for being advertised as less
Robert Massimi
Bill Gates
Gates Foundation
Robert Massimi NJ
Robert Massimi NY
Google People
George Soros
Elizabeth Warren
Scientists
Global warming
Climate Change
Bernie Sanders
LA Times
NY Times
Washington Post
Jeff Bazos
Donald Trump
Fox News
MSNBC
CNN
ABC
CBS
CO 2 Emissions
Methan
The Sun
Joe Biden
Associated Press
Judaical Watch
Drudge Report
Alex Jones
1.1 million students
N Y Post
Bill De Blasio
Bolton
United Nations

Advertisements

Author: nobullwithragingrobert

Was a drama critic at Manhattan College. Wrote professionally for Bergen News, Sun Bulletin . Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Theta. Has seen over 600 shows worldwide, has published both on Theater and Politics. Avid reader on many subjects and writers. Chief Drama critic for Metropolitan magazine. Writes for Jerrick media, American conservative, The City Journal and Reason magazine. Has produced shows both on and off Broadway.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s