13-year-old Alexandria Villasenor holding her protest signs in the New York subway. Picture: for The Washington Post by Sarah Blesener

Student activists’ school strikes against climate change are going global, and adults are listening

  • Alexandria Villasenor, who misses school each Friday to petition the UN’s HQ in New York, has helped create a worldwide community of like-minded youngsters
  • The 13-year-old says, ‘we are not going to let them hand us a broken planet’
Topic |   Climate change

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13-year-old Alexandria Villasenor holding her protest signs in the New York subway. Picture: for The Washington Post by Sarah Blesener
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