New York's mayor has given his blessings to schoolchildren who want to cut class and join Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg in a global protest next week.
New York authorities gave their blessings on Thursday to children who want to skip school to join Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg in a climate protest due next week.
"New York City stands with our young people. They're our conscience. We support the 9/20 #ClimateStrike," Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote on Twitter.