Thousands of students set to walk out of class in the name of climate change

Thousands of young Australians are set to walk out of their classrooms today to demand action on climate change, with at least 50 rallies planned across the country to protest what schoolchildren see as the destruction of their future.

The future of the planet is in the hands of denialists, again

Climate change denial prevents effective action on emissions, and leads to other lies and evasions by our leaders who support big coal and other polluters. Our government hit a new low point this week, by admonishing those who care, writes David Shearman.