Indonesia Students Join Climate Crisis Protest in Jakarta
BY :YUDHA BASKORO Jakarta Globe Sun, November 29, 2020
Environmental activists carry placard gather in Jakarta City Hall during a march on the climate crisis on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
ice demands to the government to step up its efforts in mitigating the crisis.
The protesters demanded the President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and all industry leaders to be more sensitive and pay more attention to the climate crisis. They also urged the government to immediately stop funding the fossil fuel industry and implement concrete action by investing in renewable energy.
They also demanded that the government protect indigenous peoples struggling to preserve their environment across the archipelago.
The protesters gather in front of the City Hall before making their way to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources building in Jalan Merdeka Selatan to perform a theatrical act in front of the ministry’s building.
Young activists and students participate in the Global Climate Strike in Jakarta on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A child carries a placard that reads our forest our future during a march on the climate crisis in front of the Energy and Mineral Resource Ministry building in Central Jakarta on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Climate activists gather in National Monument after a march on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
SOURCE: Jakarta Globe, Indonesia Sun, November 29, 2020