Giovanni and Greta again against blah, blah, blah: “We the Leaders”

The Failure of Cop 26 (and Greta's)

Betrayal and blah blah blah. Greta Thunberg has once again accused the heads of state gathered in Glasgow outside the COP26 meeting room of being unable to make radical decisions. “The real leaders are not there, we are the real leaders,” said the activist, addressing the square under the rainy sky in the Scottish city.

The very young champion of climate has accused heads of state and government of “pretending” the commitments they promise because apparently she does not trust them, once again in speeches of world leaders on climate. as “blah blah blah”: a “blah blah blah” that many performers then echoed in the chorus.

But Greta didn’t limit herself to taking action on the streets, she also launched an open letter on Twitter with a much stronger tone, always addressed to world leaders, who have been asked to intervene in concerted action with a collection of signatures. is called for. The letter begins with the word “betrayal” and continues with the bankruptcy charge. A failure, the activists write, which is not surprising. In less than a day, the collection of signatures has exceeded one million worldwide. And it keeps on increasing.

Greta also met with Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday morning, accompanied by Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate.

Sturgeon, who is the exact opposite of Boris Johnson’s England before the independence referendum, has offered his full support to Greta’s movement.

“The voices of youth must be heard loud and clear at COP26”, Sturgeon wrote on his Twitter profile, underlining the need for youth to pressure governments to obtain concrete action in protecting the climate. The meeting concluded with the promise that Scotland will do everything to meet its commitment to limit global warming to more than 1.5 degrees. Scotland aims to reduce its emissions by 75 percent by 2030.

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