Schoolkids on strike for the environment: Will they save the world? Are climate summits helpful – or must we all just consume less? Guests: Anjali Ramakrishnan (MCC, Mercator Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change), Quang-Anh Paasch (Fridays for Future), Alan Posener (Die Welt)
Quang-Anh Paasch is spokesman of the Berlin section of "Fridays for Future". He believes:
“Change is coming - through the hope we give the people.”
Alan Posener is a commentator for the Daily newspaper „Die Welt“. He argues: "A bunch of middle-class kids skipping school doesn't make a youth revolt. And stopping climate change needs more than a revolt. It needs good ideas and politicians who can get majorities for those ideas."
Anjali Ramakrishnan is currently a fellow at the Mercator Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change. She thinks:
"Emerging countries like India or China must take advantage of the growing middle and upper class to balance their climate and development priorities."