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DC Braces For ‘Mass Uprising That Everyone With Climate Anxiety Has Been Waiting For’ D.C. This is – ‘Massive Disruption’ – Climate strikes of the type pioneered by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg are set to return to Washington D.C., this month, but this time organizers are vowing to block major intersections and cause “massive disruption” in the nation’s capital.

“We will block key infrastructure to stop business-as-usual, bringing the whole city to a gridlocked standstill,” declares the website “Parents, workers, college students, and everyone who is concerned about the climate crisis will skip work and school and put off their other responsibilities to take action on the climate crisis.”

“This is the mass uprising that everyone with climate anxiety has been waiting for. This is an uprising for life itself, fighting back against the forces of destruction,” the organizers say. “This is your chance to take action to save the people, plants, and animals you love. Let’s rise up and shut down D.C.!”

First, on Friday, September 20, students and others are planning a march from the White House to the U.S. Capitol, kicking off the Washington contribution to a worldwide “week of action.”

The youth-oriented mass strike is the third of its kind, after others held on March 15 and May 24 this year. Organizers are predicting “the largest mass mobilization for climate action in human history.”

“This time, adults will be joining the youth-led call for climate action to demand world leaders take meaningful steps to address this crisis with the urgency it requires,” they say. “Youth and adults will stand arm-in-arm in the fight together for the future of humanity.”