"All of our animals could die. We could die. We have to be careful," a young pupil from Daubeney Primary School warned sombrely outside Hackney Town Hall today, on an unseasonably blazing hot September afternoon.
Education secretary Gavin Williamson today told this paper he backed headteachers' right to exclude pupils, and touted a new wave of free schools for kids with special educational needs (SEND) - but wouldn't say whether he supported the school climate strikes.
If you had to choose between them, would you pick hedgehogs or a new ice centre? This is the stark choice eco campaigners claim is on the cards with the Lea Valley Regional Park Authority's plans to revamp - and expand - Lea Bridge Road ice centre. Emma Bartholomew finds out what's on the cards.
Campaigners are fighting to block what will be one of the biggest incinerators in Europe from being built in north London. They tell Emma Bartholomew it will lock us into decades of low recycling rates, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions
Extinction Rebellion campaigners called for immediate action on climate change as they carried out a series of attention-grabbing stunts at the weekend, including intermittently stopping the traffic in Dalston on Saturday.