Gizmodo’s U.S. team worked with student journalists to cover Saturday’s climate strikes in America. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes.
In August last year, teen activist Greta Thunberg began a solitary climate protest on the steps of the Swedish parliament every Friday. In January this year, teen activist Alexandria Villasenor began a solitary climate protest in front of the United Nations in New York. This Friday, their worlds’ collided.