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Students Want Elected Officials To Address Climate Change


Last updated 3/18/2019 at 5:01pm

Derek McKissock

Mountain Sun Community School students protest in front of the courthouse Friday to bring attention to climate change.

On Friday afternoon in front of the county courthouse, students from Mountain Sun Community School could be heard chanting things such as "the Earth is not disposable" and "climate change is critical, not political."

Across the country and world Friday, thousands of students walked out of their classrooms to demonstrate against what they see as a lack of real action from political and business leaders to tackle climate change. Mountain Sun Community School students' Max Posnock and Noah Brown organized the event at the courthouse. Posnock said that he and Brown had undertaken a service-lea...

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