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New York tells kids they may skip school and join Greta Thunberg in climate strike

Greta Thunberg and fellow protesters outside the United Nations in New York on August 30th. Photo: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

Published: 13.Sep.2019 07:43 hrs

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.

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