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A young girl is sitting on the shoulders of a man during the Sydney protest on Friday. She was holding a sign with the text: & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39;

A group of school children who participated in the protest against climate change have admitted that they just wanted a day off from school.

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Thousands of people flooded the streets of Sydney on their way to the domain to participate in the demonstration calling on governments and companies to reach a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

While the sea of ​​people was on their way to the event on Friday afternoon, some students could be seen on scooters in the opposite direction – uninterested in the event.

And they were not alone. A group of 14-year-old boys behind the crowd told Daily Mail Australia that they were not interested in the protest. They said they were just happy to leave the classroom.

One of the boys said they were going to Subway for lunch because they were hungry.

When asked why they came out for the event, they answered: & # 39; I just wanted the day off from school & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Many of our friends said they were coming, so we thought we should come too. & # 39;

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A young girl is sitting on the shoulders of a man during the Sydney protest on Friday. She was holding a sign with the text: & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39;

A young girl is sitting on the shoulders of a man during the Sydney protest on Friday. She was holding a sign with the text: & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39;

Thousands of people flooded the streets of Sydney on their way to the domain to participate in the demonstration calling on governments and companies to reach a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

Thousands of people flooded the streets of Sydney on their way to the domain to participate in the demonstration calling on governments and companies to reach a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

Thousands of people flooded the streets of Sydney on their way to the domain to participate in the demonstration calling on governments and companies to reach a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

The Global Strike 4 Climate will take place on Friday in 110 towns and cities throughout Australia, with organizers demanding that government and industry work towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030

The Global Strike 4 Climate will take place on Friday in 110 towns and cities throughout Australia, with organizers demanding that government and industry work towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030

The Global Strike 4 Climate will take place on Friday in 110 towns and cities throughout Australia, with organizers demanding that government and industry work towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030

& # 39; Can & # 39; t eat money & # 39 ;: protesters take to the streets in Sydney as part of the Friday rally around the world

& # 39; Can & # 39; t eat money & # 39 ;: protesters take to the streets in Sydney as part of the Friday rally around the world

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& # 39; Can & # 39; t eat money & # 39 ;: protesters take to the streets in Sydney as part of the Friday rally around the world

Parents took their children out of school to participate in the protest. Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said, however, that students should go to school because it is just a disruption & # 39; used to be

Parents took their children out of school to participate in the protest. Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said, however, that students should go to school because it is just a disruption & # 39; used to be

Parents took their children out of school to participate in the protest. Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said, however, that students should go to school because it is just a disruption & # 39; used to be

However, there were hundreds of young people who demonstrated their dedication to the matter while wearing artistic placards that they had created the night before, which said: & # 39; The time is nearly up & & # 39; and & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39 ;.

Others could see their signs scribbling on old pieces of cardboard on the sidewalk while they waited for the event to begin.

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A girl with the Daily Mail Australia had taken a two-hour bus from the Central Coast to make it to the event.

& # 39; I am her because I am afraid of my future. I don't want children and those who have the same problem, & said the 14-year-old.

Another group of about 10 girls, 15 years old, had taken the afternoon off from school to attend the demonstration.

Millions of people from all over the world are expected to leave work and school as part of & # 39; Strike 4 Climate Action & # 39; held on 20 September

Millions of people from all over the world are expected to leave work and school as part of & # 39; Strike 4 Climate Action & # 39; held on 20 September

Millions of people from all over the world are expected to leave work and school as part of & # 39; Strike 4 Climate Action & # 39; held on 20 September

There were hundreds of young people who proved their dedication to the cause, wearing artistic placards they had made the night before, which said: & # 39; The time is almost up & & # 39; and & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39;
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There were hundreds of young people who proved their dedication to the cause, wearing artistic placards they had made the night before, which said: & # 39; The time is almost up & & # 39; and & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39;

There were hundreds of young people who proved their dedication to the cause, wearing artistic placards they had made the night before, which said: & # 39; The time is almost up & & # 39; and & # 39; There is no planet B & # 39;

Thousands of demonstrators showed up for the Friday climate strike. This woman wore green and wrapped a vine around her neck for the cause

Thousands of demonstrators showed up for the Friday climate strike. This woman wore green and wrapped a vine around her neck for the cause

Thousands of demonstrators showed up for the Friday climate strike. This woman wore green and wrapped a vine around her neck for the cause

& # 39; Today the world is united & # 39 ;, a sign says colorfully at a protest in Byron Bay. A woman in a denim overall wears a sign saying: & # 39; We can't do anything if we do it together & # 39;

& # 39; Today the world is united & # 39 ;, a sign says colorfully at a protest in Byron Bay. A woman in a denim overall wears a sign saying: & # 39; We can't do anything if we do it together & # 39;

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& # 39; Today the world is united & # 39 ;, a sign says colorfully at a protest in Byron Bay. A woman in a denim overall wears a sign saying: & # 39; We can't do anything if we do it together & # 39;

They said their teachers had encouraged them to attend the event, but admitted that their director was not that supportive.

& # 39; We had to get our parents to sign a permission to come & # 39 ;, a girl said.

& # 39; We want to make a difference. It is our future. Yes, education is important, but if there is no future, it makes no sense to follow a course. & # 39;

& # 39; This is much more important than at school, & # 39; another girl said.

Daniel, 15, of Fort Street High School in Sydney said that young people & # 39; demand more than they are offered & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Given the number of young people coming out, I think the current politicians we have may not stay in power for very long, with a new voting base within, & # 39; he said.

Hundreds of school children left the school early to participate in the rally. Some schools admitted the children as long as they had the parents' permission, while others had banned it

Hundreds of school children left the school early to participate in the rally. Some schools admitted the children as long as they had the parents' permission, while others had banned it

Hundreds of school children left the school early to participate in the rally. Some schools admitted the children as long as they had the parents' permission, while others had banned it

The Global Strike 4 Climate will take place on Friday in 110 towns and cities throughout Australia, with organizers demanding that government and industry work towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030

The Global Strike 4 Climate will take place on Friday in 110 towns and cities throughout Australia, with organizers demanding that government and industry work towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030

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The Global Strike 4 Climate will take place on Friday in 110 towns and cities throughout Australia, with organizers demanding that government and industry work towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Commuter chaos is expected as thousands of demonstrators take to the streets as part of a global attack on climate change

Commuter chaos is expected as thousands of demonstrators take to the streets as part of a global attack on climate change

Commuter chaos is expected as thousands of demonstrators take to the streets as part of a global attack on climate change

A creative activist photographed the face of Prime Minister Scott Morrision to resemble Shrek. Their sign read: & # 39; My world is on fire, what about yours? & # 39;

A creative activist photographed the face of Prime Minister Scott Morrision to resemble Shrek. Their sign read: & # 39; My world is on fire, what about yours? & # 39;

A creative activist photographed the face of Prime Minister Scott Morrision to resemble Shrek. Their sign read: & # 39; My world is on fire, what about yours? & # 39;

School children attended the protests with their parents. Many had spent the night before making their signs
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School children attended the protests with their parents. Many had spent the night before making their signs

School children attended the protests with their parents. Many had spent the night before making their signs

When asked about those who criticized students for protesting, he said: "They should not comment on this if we are the ones affected".

Bridget, 12, of the Chevalier College in the Southern Highlands of the NSW, had a message for the country's politicians: & # 39; Don't be a fossil fool & # 39 ;.

& # 39; I'm worried about this because I want a kind of future, & # 39; she said.

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& # 39; They didn't do anything when they were kids, so we left it all up to us to fix it. & # 39;

One of the demonstrators was a man dressed as a yeti, holding a sign with the text: & # 39; Wake up people who are also threatened & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Earth does not happen twice & # 39 ;: children wear a colorful sign when they participate in the rally that took place in cities around the world

& # 39; Earth does not happen twice & # 39 ;: children wear a colorful sign when they participate in the rally that took place in cities around the world

& # 39; Earth does not happen twice & # 39 ;: children wear a colorful sign when they participate in the rally that took place in cities around the world

A girl is sitting on her father's shoulders while holding up a sign with the text: & # 39; Make the earth cool again & # 39;

A girl is sitting on her father's shoulders while holding up a sign with the text: & # 39; Make the earth cool again & # 39;

A girl is sitting on her father's shoulders while holding up a sign with the text: & # 39; Make the earth cool again & # 39;

Enthusiastic young people sing while attending the Sydney protest on Friday afternoon. The sun was shining and people were smiling

A woman created a stunning Captain Planet board with the text: & # 39; Combining all our strength we can save the planet & # 39;

A woman created a stunning Captain Planet board with the text: & # 39; Combining all our strength we can save the planet & # 39;

A woman created a stunning Captain Planet board with the text: & # 39; Combining all our strength we can save the planet & # 39;

Protesters with signs participate in the Global Strike 4 Climate rally in Sydney, Friday, September 20, 2019

The Global Strike 4 Climate will be organized on Friday in 110 villages and towns throughout Australia

The Global Strike 4 Climate will be organized on Friday in 110 villages and towns throughout Australia

The Global Strike 4 Climate will be organized on Friday in 110 villages and towns throughout Australia

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said that students should be in school because it & # 39; just a disruption & # 39; used to be.

"I think this type of meeting should be held over a weekend where it doesn't really disturb business, it doesn't disturb the schools, it doesn't disturb the universities," McCormack told reporters in Melbourne.

& # 39; I think it's just a disruption. & # 39;

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside of the Swedish parliament on school days.

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said students should go to school because it & # 39; just a disruption & # 39; used to be

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said students should go to school because it & # 39; just a disruption & # 39; used to be

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack said students should go to school because it & # 39; just a disruption & # 39; used to be

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days

The strike is the last in a global movement that began in August 2018 when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg started protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days

She takes part in the UN Youth Climate Forum on Saturday and addresses world leaders at the UN Secretary-General's climate summit on 23 September.

Ms. Thunberg is currently in the US after she has taken a yacht across the Atlantic to prevent carbon emissions, and urged US lawmakers to "listen to the scientists".

The next global strike is scheduled for September 27.

Schoolgirl fails in crucial math exam to attend climate change:

Perth high school student Siobhan Sutton, 15, gets zero for an exam she chose to miss.

Her exam was worth 25 percent of her final grade, but she thought the march was more important and joined the hundreds of other students across the country.

She has the support of her mother, but she claims that the selective Perth Modern School where she goes does not allow her to take the test.

& # 39; I was actually told that because it is not a valid reason to miss school, it is not a medical reason, I will get a zero for the test if I am not really on it & # 39 ;, Siobhan said it ABC.

She said that her math teacher gave her the option to place the test in front of school on Friday, but that was not possible because it conflicted with her duties as a protest organizer.

Siobhan & # 39; s mother Antje said she is proud of her daughter.

& # 39; You must do your priorities well. It's a shame she gets a zero [on the test], but it's more important to be involved in the action that can make a difference to her future. & # 39; she said.

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