This 14 March 2019 video shows striking pro-climate students marching in Amsterdam, the Netherlands today.
One of the signs on this photo of the march says, translated: If the climate would be money, then the world would have been saved already.
This video shows the march.
Translated from NOS TV today:
Thousands of high school students were in Amsterdam this afternoon to demonstrate for a better climate policy. They marched from the Dam square to the Museumplein square. …
The government’s climate plans were calculated yesterday and the most important conclusion was that it would be difficult to achieve the CO2 reduction targets. In the afternoon the government made changes, announcing, eg, a CO2 tax for corporations.
“Take action now”
The students are not reassured that the plans will turn out well. “It is important that we have a good future, that the earth does not get warmer”, says a student with a sign Make Earth Cool Again on it. Another student points out that Prime Minister Rutte has not said how high the CO2 tax will be. “It is important that it becomes enough, we protest to achieve that.” …
Another girl on strike interviewed by the NOS said that corporations may try to dodge the CO2 tax.
Many students say that they have received permission from their schools to go to the demonstration. …
The students announced that they would once again march on 24 May during a European day of action.
And on 25 April, there will be a students’ pro-climate strike as well; as this tweet shows.
In Belgium, some schools oblige their pupils to join the climate march tomorrow. It then counts as extracurricular activity.
This tweet is from Scotland.
And this one is from Kenya.