In many cities today, young people on the leg, but the centre of gravity is located in Leuven . The organization was in the hands of KliMaLeuven, a group of 12 students from three Leuven secondary schools. Marc Vranckx, spokesman of the city police, estimated the attendance at “ raft about 10,000 ".also Read Additional measures... because Anuna (17) will argue
Mayor Mohamed Ridouani (sp.a) said in his speech that “the largest demonstration ever by Leuven pulls”. Ridouani suggested was very proud of this jongerenengagement against the global warming. “We are on the environment in Leuven with the vzw Leuven2030 already doing well but want to do even better. I promise you also that I, wherever I go, your requirements will be advocating,” said Ridouani.
Also Milieuschepen David Dessers (Green) suggested very are pleased with the massive turnout which according to him shows that there is a great deal of support exists for a vigorous climate policy. Without going into detail, he promised that the Leuven city council is a very ambitious climate plan will work.
There is very many people on the #klimaatmars #Leuven. The expected number of 10,000 participants on the Mgr. Ladeuzeplein is easily exceeded. thePolice Leuven(@ PolitieLeuven) link
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“We deserve a green planet, a secure future, and politicians who take responsibility to take measures to the global warming control and will therefor if one generation continue to fight,” said Anuna The Weaver . She was bijgetreden by Kyra Gantois , along with The Weaver one of the faces of the protests. “We are not here to one day of school to miss, but because of the political games that have an impact on our future,” said Gantois, autograph collection.
Anuna, The Weaver found the dismissal of Joke Schauvliege as a minister is not necessary. “It was not nice to her so sad to see. I hope that the debate is now back on the policy can go.”