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High schooler Benjamin Gutschow said at Friday's climate strike that young people need to demand more from their government.

Students, activists rally again Downtown for climate action

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor December 7, 2019
The group of about 100 included high schoolers, politicians and organizers with established activist groups like Socialist Alternative Pittsburgh.
Students hold handmade signs in Downtown Pittsburgh at Friday's Youth 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.
Leandra Mira (left) and Sarah Hart (right) of the Pittsburgh 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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