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Contact: Rebecca Hamilton

sustainabiliteens@gmail.com

778-321-8526

Photo Opportunity and Interviews: Teens to Hold Funeral in front of International LNG Conference

May 21, VANCOUVER, BC -- Hundreds of players in the gas industry from across the globe will gather in Vancouver for the Canada Gas and LNG Conference and Exhibition. They will be met by high school students staging a funeral for their future, which is threatened by the fossil-fueled climate crisis. The students will be dressed in their best funeral attire, and will read eulogies to mourn the safe planet being taken away from them.

WHAT: Youth a funeral for their future at the Canada Gas and LNG Conference and Exhibition

WHERE: Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver

WHEN: May 21, 2019, at 8:15 am

WHO: Teenagers from sustainabiliteens, the Vancouver chapter of Climate Strike Canada (and some adult supporters)

Climate Strike Canada is a national movement of young people rising up to demand climate action at the scale and urgency required by science and justice. The Vancouver chapter, known as Sustainabiliteens, was launched in November of 2018. In addition to carrying out a number of actions supporting municipal climate action, it has since organized two major “climate strikes”, each drawing upwards of 2000 young people.

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For more information, please contact spokesperson Rebecca Hamilton at 778-321-8526.