Like Swedish Greta Thunberg, young French people are mobilizing for the planet. A struggle for a greener world, but also fairer and more responsible. With marches, acts condemning advertising or even symbolic blockades, they want to challenge government and opinions about the climate and the social emergency. Who are these budding activists who intend to lead by example and change our behavior? What are their motives and how do they differ from their elders? Crossed portraits signed Karina Chabour.
Across France, many young people are mobilizing for the planet. An increasingly premature awareness of the issues linked to global warming, as well as social injustices or the cause of the animal.
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These young people are committed and multiply their actions and use extensive social networks to question our forms of consumption. Despite opposition, these budding activists intend to set a good example and change our mentalities and behaviors.
Sew your own clothes, clean your city, ban the plane from traveling or try wild garlic tofu … These young people are inventing solutions to change their environment and challenge their older ones in the hope of inventing a better world. Our reporter went to meet them.
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