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Fridays for Future in the USA: Every free Minute for the climate

The climate-movement "Fridays for Future" is in front of the U.S. Capitol. The 14-year-old Karla has started a month ago, the Demo today to prepare.

Karla reports in school today sick. She's up to something else. The teachers know that the 14-year-old with the long brown hair has another appointment in front of the U.S. Capitol. It is, in fact, one of the organizers of the "Fridays for Future Protest" in Washington: "I think it's so cool and exciting to organize all of this. I am so passionate and I hope that what comes out of Good."

Since a month, she spends every free Minute in order to bring the Demo to the Start. She was one of the First, which has supported the movement in the United States. To go for the climate on the street is your thing. For this, Karla has abandoned the football training. Your grandma drives you now to this interview: "It's about our future. The politicians need to take us seriously, because we have to live with the consequences of their decisions."

Of the school in teleconferences

Actually, Karla goes into the 8. Class. Now it hangs constantly in telephone conferences with the organizers of the "Fridays for Future" across the U.S. from Minnesota to Texas, from Ohio to California. Karla's brown eyes sparkle when she tells of the Protest: "I'm really nervous. It is the first speech in front of a large group, and we hope that many people will come."

Karla is happy that she will meet the members of Congress Ilhan Omar. She has promised to come to the Protest. Your daughter is one of the statewide Organizers. Karla hopes that the Shooting Star of the Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, look over.

protests in more than 160 cities planned

14-year-old is glad that she met on the "Fridays for Future" in the whole country of new people. In more than 160 cities protests are planned. Karla and her classmates, the "Fridays for the Future," directly in front of the door of the US President. The has logged off his country from the Paris climate agreement.

Karla promises: "We will kick the politicians continue on the feet. If nothing changes, we will continue the strike. That's a promise. We will continue the strike."

Fridays for the future in the USA: The 14-year-old Karla organized climate protest
Martina Buttler, ARD Washington
15.03.2019 09:51 PM

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