Amanpour and Company

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez on the Global Climate Strike

Clip: 09/19/2019 | 15m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Inspired by Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg, millions of young people across the world plan to come out on strike from school to demand climate action tomorrow. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, one of the young organizers of the strike, has been protesting since he was six years old, and coming from indigenous Mexican descent, believes protecting the Earth is his spiritual duty.

Aired: 09/19/19

Rating: NR

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