Rebecca Lowe appears on Newsnight advocating the essential role of protest within democracy.

FREER director Rebecca Lowe joined Newsnight to discuss the UK-wide climate strike by school children and young people. Rebecca praised the notion of political protests, highlighting the role they perform in raising awareness and influencing government priorities within democracies. In addition, Rebecca advocated market based solutions including a carbon tax.

Watch the full clip here from 8:00.