Climate activists occupied Milan’s Piazza Affari on Thursday evening, pitching a series of tents. The decision to place them in the place where the Stock Exchange is based, explained by Rise Up 4 Climate Justice on Facebook, is linked to the fact that Piazza Affari is “the national symbol of that financial capitalism which historically contributes to environmental devastation and the unequal distribution of wealth “.” Dozens of tents have been erected throughout the square “they underline.” We are ready to stay here indefinitely “reads the Globalproject.info page, where photos and video of the protest. “From the square comes the invitation to join the occupation,” they add in a second post.
GRETA – Today the young Swedish climate activist will parade at 9 in Largo Cairoli in Milan on the occasion of the strike for the climate, organized by the Milanese activists of Fridays for Future. Yesterday the meeting between Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Greta Thunberg, also in Milan. An interview that lasted about half an hour, which was also attended by environmental activists Vanessa Nakate and Martina Comparelli, and which focused, informs Palazzo Chigi, “on Italy’s commitment in the fight against climate change and in the reduction of polluting emissions, on a national, European and international level, in the light of the G20 Presidency and the partnership with the United Kingdom for Cop26 “. The meeting” went very well “, said Draghi himself, arriving at the Mico congress center in Milan to the opening of Pre Cop26.