Australian climate strikers’ signs send government a bleakly humorous Texta message
Laughing in the face of looming apocalypse, Friday’s climate strike brought out the best in dark Australian humour.
While many signs were deadly serious, teens are nothing if not witty and they came armed with memes and pop culture references.
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Here are the three winners of our slogan contest #USYDSoc #GlobalClimateStrike pic.twitter.com/VEUgDuB9sr
#ClimateStrike. Best sign so far, Domain bulging at the seams. pic.twitter.com/rS7JVOqByt
Fave sign, hands down. #GlobalClimateStrike pic.twitter.com/M42GqkZzOX
The Melbourne #ClimateStrike starts in Treasury Gardens soon. Fatima, 19: “Whatever we do in the next few months will decide what the future is going to look like.
“We can put our all in to switch to renewables and go down a greener path, or it’s going to be bad for everyone.” pic.twitter.com/JH704W6qD4
Some @lizzo vibes at Sydney climate strike. #schoolstrike4climate #sydney #sign pic.twitter.com/iHmoEbCedp
Lots of babies at this protest. They don’t even have jobs! #ClimateStrike pic.twitter.com/q3J3MwFYPz
Photos and great signs from the Hobart #climatestrike from Amelia Neylon (16) pic.twitter.com/l4Q2c5DMmC
It’s a beautiful day TODAY for a #ClimateStrike
History will be made.
Don’t sit this one out.
Everyone is wanted.
Everyone is needed. #StrikeWithUs pic.twitter.com/76GpZOYMrM
Intergenerational solidarity at Melbourne’s #ClimateStrike.
About to kick off properly in 30 minutes. pic.twitter.com/o8XSITM5Cl
My first sign pic of the day #climatestrike pic.twitter.com/LMcre7fzZf
Our #ClimateStrike pictures reposted with alt text. pic.twitter.com/3BgiutGkXY
Some Coburg High students. The school said they could come if their parents let them. #climatestrike pic.twitter.com/uHmoydLa0z Continue reading...