The determination of teenager Greta Thunberg got the youth of the whole world moving, including the youth of Marseille. This is the generation that will face the most serious challenge mankind has ever had – the survival of the earth.
One of the slogans ‘You will die of old age, we will die of climate change’ was my own thought too. Although for the older generation it is easy not to be concerned with the future, for people with children this should not be the case at all. So, where does it all go wrong?
‘Stop burning our future’ literally refers to today’s burning Amazon rainforests, one of the most important green lungs of the earth. That is how low greed has come, or how ‘expansion of the economy’ tries to explain it. ‘Human change, not climate change’ is the most significant slogan. Our lifestyles and economic systems need to be changed, and that requires quite a change of mindset.
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