Climate strike: Berlin, Leipzig, Hamburg – when Fridays for Future demonstrates


Due to the war in Ukraine is the topic energy transition again in the focus of the world: In order to be more independent, Europe needs significantly more renewable energies. To this end, the federal government issued a relief package presented that focuses on energy prices.

But other issues cannot be lost sight of, despite the other crises. That’s why am Friday March 25, 2022 the climate movement Fridays for Future back on the streets.

  • When does he find global climate strike instead of?
  • In which cities going on strike?
  • what want Fridays for Future reach?

Fridays for Future: Date and time for the next climate strike

The next climate strike will take place today, Friday 25.03.2022 instead of. Since the various demos are organized by the individual local groups of the climate movement, there are different ones times for the German strikes. In Berlin, for example, 12 o’clock demonstrated for the climate. It starts at 3 p.m. in Leipzig and at 12 p.m. in Hamburg. For more detailed information on the meeting points and times, Fridays for Future here a map with the German strikes created.

Climate strike on March 25: Where is the strike?

As the network, which is mainly supported by young people, announced on Monday in Berlin, there are more than 240 locations planned. There are also demonstrations for the climate worldwide: hundreds of climate strikes have been registered. Climate demos have been registered in Australia, Japan, India, as well as in South Africa, Mali, Brazil and the USA. The entire map with the planned actions can be found here.

Global Climate Strike: What is Fridays for Future calling for?

One of the central demands is a consistent phasing out of the use of natural gas. According to the activists, the abandonment of fossil fuels and the simultaneous expansion of renewable energies are also a consequence of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine. This will be through the sale fossil energies funded. Two and a half weeks ago, Fridays for Future protested specifically against the war at a global protest day.

The movement was founded by the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. From 2018, the now 19-year-old began to sit in front of the Swedish Parliament building every Friday instead of going to school with a sign: “School strike for the climate”. At first Thunberg was alone, but the youngster soon got a lot of attention, and more and more young people joined Thunberg. Greta Thunberg is now considered one of the most influential people in the world.

Energy transition: Traffic light presents relief package

The traffic light coalition is reacting to the sharp rise in energy and fuel prices with extensive relief for people in Germany worth billions. Steps are also planned to consumption of fossil fuels to lower and get away from Russian gas. The leaders of the SPD, Greens and FDP negotiated for more than ten hours on Thursday night.

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