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Pittsburgh climate change activists plan for the future

Pittsburgh climate change activists plan for the future

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Leandra Mira organized the local branch of September's Global Climate Strike, which an estimated 1,000 people attended, making it the largest climate rally ever held in Pittsburgh. Now, another large-scale protest is being planned for Earth Day.

Hundreds of Pittsburghers join massive global climate strike

Hundreds of Pittsburghers join massive global climate strike

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

No one knows exactly how many people participated in Friday’s worldwide climate strike, but it’s clear the number is in the millions. In Pittsburgh, the youth-led protest brought hundreds Downtown.

Meet the teen activists leading Pittsburgh’s Youth Climate Strike

Meet the teen activists leading Pittsburgh’s Youth Climate Strike

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Leandra Mira has been leading Fridays for Future in Pittsburgh since June. Now, she and her fellow organizers are getting ready for this Friday's national youth climate strike.

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