Vermont students to participate in national climate change protest

Published: Mar. 15, 2019 at 8:08 AM EDT
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Students across the world are skipping class Friday to protest global warming, that includes students across the region.

The coordinated "school strike" was inspired by a 16-year-old Swedish activist.

The protests are scheduled in about 100 countries, from New Zealand to the United States to send a message that governments are failing to address climate change.

In Vermont, students in Montpelier, Windsor and Woodstock are expected to participate.