The iMatter Movement was started in the US by 12-year-old Alec Loorz, who realised that as major stakeholders in the climate crisis young people have the moral authority to demand change. “We can’t vote. We can’t afford lobbyists. We have to trust that our leaders will make good decisions but when they favour oil company profits over our safety, we need to hold them accountable,” he says. From Hong Kong to Bangladesh, youngsters have marched as part of iMatter, which recently sued the US government, asking judges to rule that the atmosphere should be protected ...


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