French teens demand urgent action to save environment

More and more French teenagers are demanding urgent action on climate change and better protection for biodiversity – and they say that soon it will be too late.

One example is Victor Noël, 14, who initiated a march in Metz earlier this year which united more than 1,500 people and 79 environmental organisations.

He joins Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and thousands of other students who have been striking from school for the climate on Fridays and are demanding a change in politics for the sake of the planet.

Student protests have been taking place across Europe all this year. The last international one ...

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