Letzte Generation Austria scale Graz University
Spokeswoman Marina Hagen-Canaval said, “We demand an appropriate response from society to the global temperature extremes,” said “Everyone must make a contribution to this according to their abilities, especially those responsible for the general conditions: climate-friendly behavior saves society enormous costs and is therefore not allowed remain expensive luxury.”
Vivien said, "So many students are dealing with the topic here, so many know what's happening... That's why I call on all fellow students and all employees of this university to join us. Only together can we do this."
From the roof, Simon Marcher, 20, uses a megaphone to announce to students a call for action, "We as a society have to get out of this paralysis in order to finally take action.”
This is part of an action across Germany and UK to call on students and faculty to join civil resistance to save the planet this November.
All eight statues on the university roof were blindfolded to help convey the message.
Join DE This Sunday for a talk about how you can join this exciting group - and start making headlines of your own! Or at least help others do the same.
“What are our responsibilities at this time? Because of the fossil fuel industry, we are facing horrors of a magnitude never before experienced in our existence. Our government continues to lead us to the edge of no return. We must stand up and defend ourselves. No one else is going to do it. It must be us, if we want to live.
Our methods must be disruptive, and they must be nonviolent. Our actions are evidence-based, credible, and we have a plan. The only thing missing at this point in time is YOU!”
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