An 11-year-old walks 200 miles for climate change
YORKSHIRE: Efforts are being made around the world to tackle climate change, but an 11-year-old British boy has chosen a unique way to reduce carbon emissions by walking more than 300 kilometers to become experts around the world. Set a new precedent for the environment.
According to Sky News, 11-year-old Jude Walker, a resident of Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and a young climate change activist, traveled 200 miles (approximately 321 kilometers) from Yorkshire to London in a nationwide campaign to reduce carbon emissions. Will settle on foot.
Jude began a hike on July 25 to raise awareness about climate change, traveling 10 miles a day and reaching his destination on August 14. There he will meet British MPs Holly Lynch and Ben Everett, who will walk from his constituency to London.
“I want to raise awareness about carbon emissions,” Jude said, and that’s why I decided to go hiking. Jude’s mother, Sarah Courtney, accompanies him on the trip, and he stays in his camp car instead of the hotel to avoid Corona’s dangers.
Jude says he’s very impressed with Switzerland’s Greta Thunberg and environmental campaigner Dara MacAnolte, while his mother says Jude had the idea of hiking for the campaign. Proud of
Jude’s effort is aimed at supporting the Zero Carbon Campaign Petition, which was launched in February, asking the government to impose carbon emissions charges, which has so far received 47,000 signatures.