A global climate strike across more than 70 countries. It is the movement “Fridays For Future” with for figurehead Greta Thunberg who paraded hundreds of thousands of in the streets for the protection of the environment this Friday. Objective: to put pressure on world leaders to respect their commitments in the fight against climate change. Just over a month away from COP26 in Glasgow, young protesters called for urgent action.
“We believe that the Czech government and citizens are not doing enough to tackle climate change. And today we want to say that the next government has a priority, and that priority must be the fight against global warming. “Says Klara Belickova, 16, spokesperson for the collective.
According to the latest IPCC report, the warming of planet Earth could reach the threshold of + 1.5 ° C around 2030, ten years earlier than the first estimates. Figures taken very seriously by these demonstrators. After a summer marked by floods and heatwaves, they hope that climate issues will weigh more and more on the next elections.