School children go on strike over climate change

School children go on strike over climate change
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Thousands of schoolchildren and young people around the world have ditched the classroom to protest about climate change.

They have accused the Government of failing to protect the planet from the effects of global warming and said urgent action was needed to ensure the children of today have a sustainable future.

Downing Street says their absence “increases teachers’ workloads and wastes lesson time”.

Sky’s science correspondent Thomas Moore reports.

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