People around the world have been walking out of school and work to join the latest protests against the climate crisis. The global day of action, calling for a reduction in emissions, comes in the run-up to a UN summit in New York

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Okaaay.... The good news is that these protests show how much of the developing world is becoming more affluent. Wealthier societies have lower birth rates, people are healthier and happier, and people have the time and means to stand up for issues like the environment, all fantastic. The bad news is that these protesters do not realize they are cutting off the money-tree branch upon which they grew. This is quite selfish toward the poorer of the World's population that do not yet have the time and means to protest.

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