JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- Organizations across Mississippi plan to participate in The Global Climate Strike taking place today.
As part of a Global Climate Strike week of action with worldwide strikes, protesters in over 150 countries plan to stop ‘business as usual’ in the face of ‘the climate emergency.
The strike in Mississippi will be led by Hattiesburg U.S. Strike, USM Hattiesburg Campus at 118 College Dr, Hattiesburg @3 p.m. and the Jackson Youth Climate Strike, Mississippi State Capitol, 400 High St, Jackson @4:15 p.m.
The global effort will last until Friday, Sept. 27.