Active Citizens for Sustainable Societies

What can we learn from climate activists?

Marina Martinez
6 min readMar 22, 2019

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Students hold up signs at COP24, the United Nations conference on climate change (Photo: Imperial College London)

“Some people say that I should be in school instead [of going on strike]. Some people say that I should study to become a climate scientist so that I can ‘solve’ the climate crisis…[But] what is the point of learning facts in the school system, when the most important facts, given by the finest science of that same school…

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Marina Martinez

Global sustainability researcher. Writing about the controversial relationships among People, Nature, and Economy.