The Youth Climate Strike will take place Friday in Georgia, other U.S. states and about 150 countries. High school and college students are skipping class to demand action on climate change, and they are timing the strike for right before Monday’s UN Climate Action Summit. On Second Thought hears from Andrea Manning and Zeena Abdulkarim, two of the Atlanta organizers and Dr. Kim Cobb, a climate science professor.

On Second Thought for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

GPB TV is celebrating music month alongside those of us in radio, in part, with a series called Georgia's Country Connections. The series produced by Amy Cooper and Carey Harrison and features Peach State artists whose music crosses paths with the genre. Enjoy one of their segments, about Jackson County Line, in the form of an audio postcard.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra opens its 75th season tonight. On Second Thought gets a preview with Music Director Robert Spano.


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