Top Business Leaders, Celebrities and Students All Join Hands for Global Strike, Demand Action On Climate Change In Mumbai
Global warming has assumed monstrous proportions as snow mountains melt at a cascading pace and water levels rise with an alarming speed. Taking a cue from Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environment activist, celebrities, students and corporate leaders have all joined hands to tackle the growing menace all around the globe through the Global Climate Change Strike. In India too, showing their support were prominent personalities-Actor Bhumi Pednekar, renowned singer Anushka Manchanda and Global Corporate Leader Ms. Imaan Javan along with a large crowd of people at The Global Climate Change Strike held on 27 th September 2019 in Bandra, Mumbai.
‘The repercussions of our inaction on climate change will be borne by future generations. Climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, has made young people realize their rights for a clean environment,’ said Imaan Javan, Director, Suntuity REI.
The movement, called Fridays For Future, began in August 2018, after Thunberg, sat in front of the Swedish parliament every school day for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. The hashtags #FridaysForFuture and #ClimateStrike started spreading across the world and many students and organisations began to protest outside their parliaments and local city halls. ‘At Suntuity, we encourage the use of renewable energy over fossil fuels to prevent global warming and avert environmental catastrophe,’ Imaan Javan.