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Global climate strike: Students around the world walk out to demand change

For several months, thousands of European high school students have been protesting climate change by skipping class on Fridays and hitting the streets. They're hoping the movement builds to a crescendo this Friday. Classrooms are set to empty around the world as young people urge adults to use their power to save the planet. Here in France the message is even starker: "In 2050 you will be dead, not us." Hugo Viel, a 20-year-old engineering student and climate activist, gave us his perspective.

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