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Caption: Havana Chapman-Edwards, 8, of Washington, poses for a portrait with a chalkboard of her age in 2030, the point where the globe would be stuck on a path toward what scientists call planet-changing dangerous warming, Friday, March 15, 2019, during a climate change rally of students in Washington. “Our earth is warming up and we have to stop this,” she says, “if we have more droughts and more climate crisis it will be very bad for our future. We won’t have a future when we grow up.” From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students are skipping classes to protest what they see as the failures of their governments to take tough action against global warming. The ‘school strikes’ on Friday were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and are taking place in over 100 countries.