Joining in the Climate Strike

ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 24, 2019) — UAlbany students gathered Friday at the Downtown Campus for a poster-making session before marching to the state Capitol to join the Climate Strike.

They were joined by hundreds more, including college students from Siena, St. Rose, Union, Skidmore and K-12 students from area schools. The event was one of more than 150 worldwide calls to action on climate issues ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday,

Photos by Bradley Hershenson and Mylea Braun

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