miners at the climate strike
Bruce Lawrence (left) and Caleb Davis and daughter Leleana (right) at the Newcastle Climate Strike (Image: Callan Lawrence)

Friday's school climate strike protests were a spectacle impossible to ignore. Millions of furious children gathered in town squares around the world, to make clear they’ve had a gutful of inaction on an issue that will impact their futures long after the adults currently in charge are dead and buried. It’s no surprise they feel the need to shout about it.

Less expected is who stood with them.