“I wish the adults will take up their responsibility,” said Germany’s Luisa Neubauer (20). “We are striking because people are not doing anything.”
“It’s our future. It affects everyone, but it’s we who will be living here in 20 years’ time,” commented Dario Vareni (20), who came in from Switzerland for the event.
Just before the start of the march, they were about 200 outside the Opera, holding up placards with inscriptions such as: “Save the Earth, eat a lobbyist” and “Water is coming”, or chanting the slogan “We are hotter than the climate,” according to a journalist from the French news agency, AFP.
French actress Juliette Binoche and ecologist Euro-parliamentarian Yannick Jadot were also present.