Teenagers Fight for a Better Future – level 1

05-10-2020 15:00

Ambrose Hayes comes from Australia. He is fifteen years old. He is not happy with the Australian government.

Hayes and many young Australians are angry. The Australian government does not try to stop climate change. The government does not give money to clean businesses. It gives money to mining companies. These companies make the climate change worse.

Young people worry about their future. However, they are too young to vote. They must protest. The government is not listening to them.

Young people around the world protest. They want a happy future. They want clean air and water. They ask governments to stop the climate change. They do not go to school on Fridays. They clean beaches. They try to speak to government officers.

Difficult words: climate change (when the Earth is warming, and it makes the weather change), mining (a business that gets things from the Earth), protest (to show and say that you are angry to your government), vote (to officially choose a politician or government official or a political party).

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