“This movement had to happen, we didn’t have a choice.” Kids in 128 countries are on strike to protect the climate. Here are some photos. And here are some more.

+ Climate strike founder Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel peace prize. (She’s 16.)

+ An Arizona man challenged ‘bored teens’ to pick up trash — and it went viral. (I challenged my kids to clean up their rooms and it went nowhere.)

+ New Jersey teen triumphs over homelessness, gets accepted into 17 colleges.

+ 3 cities in the U.S. have ended chronic homelessness: Here’s how they did it.

+ Death metal music inspires joy not violence.

+ The California drought is officially over after more than seven years.

+ “There is an actually a proper route that they’re supposed to take, and Kratu is not taking it.”