GLOBALCLIMATESTRIKE Para um ambientalista, a luta pela vida é diária Conheça Renata Padilha, ela faz parte do Fridays for Future no Rio Grande do Sul e representa a frente jovem ambiental na luta contra a mina de carvão na proximidade de Porto Alegre. Noor Hanisah Binte Noordin, Singapore Quarantining with the trees "The trees looked so sure of themselves. Deeply rooted, standing firmly. Leaves rustling on its wide branches. 20 stories tall and reaching up to the skies. As if telling me that I too was right where I was meant to be" Naifah Uzlah, Indonesia Reflection for Recovery A letter about the crisis Arnaud Pincon, France Insurgeons-nous! Ferez-vous le choix de fermer les yeux ou d'agir face à la catastrophe écologique ? Ferez-vous le choix de pleurer en silence ou de vous insurger en exprimant votre rage face à l'injustice et à vos peurs les plus profondes ? Arnaud Pincon, France We will rise up Will you choose to close your eyes or act in the face of climate breakdown? Will you choose to cry in silence or to rise up and express your anger in the face of injustice and your deepest fears? Thanaa Hesham, Egypt How an empath reads the news We can't return to normal, because the normal that we had was precisely the problem. Minh Nguyen, Singapore It starts with one person "I definitely wanted to go on strike, but I definitely wasn’t allowed to. I was about to serve two years as a conscript, and striking in the army is practically treason." María Teresa Fernández Pérez, Peru Supporting our Indigenous communities in the midst of a pandemic "This is why having a connected community is so important, everyone knows the truth and we get to know every member.” Yuk Yi, Singapore Life in an Urban Bubble "I’m playing with the hand I’ve been dealt with. My cards are humble, but I’m fueled with a purpose" Anna Siegel, USA Not your typical text-banking A conversation between two friends supporting each other and finding hope through activism in the age of coronavirus. Mia Werger, USA Growing Up at the End of the World "I created this story so that it might spark conversations about the toll of climate change on the mental and emotional wellbeing of children everywhere" Terese, Singapore We kept fighting over climate issues. Then we wrote letters instead. "I never realized, me and you, are more closely connected in our beliefs than I thought we were" Anavi Baddepudi, Singapore Am I enough of an activist? "We need to inspire ourselves and others to make the right choices – if we don’t, then the climate crisis is putting our future at risk." Kaluki Paul Mutuku, Kenya The Hummingbird in Me "We cannot afford to go back to "normal" systems that were before this pandemic, based and rooted in historical, environmental, social and political injustices."