In today's news roundup, Bougainville clearly votes to leave Papua New Guinea, 34-year-old Sanna Marin becomes prime minister of Finland, and Greta Thunberg is named Person of the Year by Time magazine.
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In today's news roundup, Israel faces big political changes, rising fuel prices cause protests in Iran, and the internet buzzes over Greta Thunberg's "twin" from 120 years ago.
On Friday, people around the world took part in a Global Climate Strike that is believed to be the largest climate protest in history. Event organizers say around 4 million people took part.
A Global Climate Strike is planned for this Friday, September 20. The youth-led climate strike movement has encouraged adults to join them this time, and leaders expect the strike to be far larger than earlier strikes.
Greta Thunberg, who started a worldwide movement to encourage action on the climate crisis, has announced that she will arrive for an important climate meeting in New York by sailboat.
Students are skipping school to hold climate strikes in 119 countries around the world today. And they're asking adults to join them in another worldwide climate strike on September 20.
Around 1.5 million people in over 120 countries took to the streets on Friday, March 15 as part of a worldwide climate strike, inspired by Greta Thunberg.
Student climate strikes, which have become a powerful political force in Europe and Australia, are finally coming to the US. Over 100 protests are planned across the US for Friday, March 15.
Over 10,000 students across the United Kingdom (UK) skipped school on Friday to take part in a massive protest. The students want their government to take action on climate change.
On Friday, thousands of students across Australia skipped school to take part in huge protests. They want the government to treat climate change like an emergency and stop burning oil and coal.
In Stockholm, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg has been skipping school to sit outside Sweden's parliament building. She hopes her protests will force Sweden's government to focus on climate change.