“Even though we ourselves aren’t sick, the planet which we live on is, and we are protesting and fighting for it,” said one student. Continue reading →

via Student protesters worldwide skip class, hit the streets for Global Climate Strike — Global News

Summary: As many as 1.6 million people in 600 cities in Germany took part in the Fridays for Future demonstrations yesterday, with as many as 50,000 in Hamburg alone. Even in the town of Fucking in Austria there were thousands demonstrating!  The German government passed a sweeping bill designed to reduce CO2 significantly by 2030, including a carbon tax, reduced train fare, phasing out combustible engines and heating oil and the like.  Details can be found here: https://www.bild.de/politik/inland/politik-inland/klima-streik-kraftwerk-bei-hamburg-besetzt-alle-fridays-for-future-demos-live-64813308.bild.html

 

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