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COP25: the moving speech of Austrian president Alexander Van der Bellen

"Will David's world look like this?" In a moving speech, the ecologist Austrian president described the apocalyptic world that leaders would leave to their children. And the one they can still offer them by acting now.

12/04/2019 7:01 AM
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  • Yosef E.
    12/14/2019 21:30

    Little David is thinking about the candy you gave him.......

  • Lisandro G.
    12/14/2019 05:29

    👏🏽 👏🏽

  • Steven I.
    12/13/2019 10:33

    What a wonderful speech, it makes me feel very sad about our president here in the US, there are so many people in United States that could give speeches like that and make a real difference in our world but now we are stuck in this nightmare that everyone wants to wake up from

  • Anne-Mie G.
    12/12/2019 09:04

    We need a revolution!!!

  • Karen S.
    12/08/2019 23:53

    Very well said, let's see!

  • Michael J.
    12/07/2019 15:39

    DeC02 2019, lol

  • Ismail A.
    12/07/2019 08:29

    Thanks for advising the importance of clean atmosphere to exist our global imbalance and a safe step for future generations

  • Kevin S.
    12/05/2019 17:58

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/680720179063150/

  • Emmanuel A.
    12/05/2019 16:48

    for the future and beyond 😘

  • Helen M.
    12/05/2019 11:48

    We should think about this.

  • John Q.
    12/05/2019 02:28

    Chicken Little has been issuing this warning for more than a hundred years.

  • Tânia R.
    12/05/2019 00:49

    🙏🌎❤️

  • Ne R.
    12/05/2019 00:25

    so mosquitos dengue fver is up on d north.it can strive now on ice.my youth was a nice one,we climb trees,roll on d grass,swim on d river,dragonfly watching&spend bat watching as they hurry home.

  • Donald S.
    12/04/2019 19:54

    Great leadership focused on the issue of greatest importance, how we leave the planet for all of our children and their children. Well done.

  • Deepu S.
    12/04/2019 19:29

    Who care sir no one care environment really very sorry to say that only few people try . No future may be ...

  • Don M.
    12/04/2019 18:33

    Mother nature will do what it needs to, it always has !

  • Laura R.
    12/04/2019 17:57

    Beautiful. We can fix it, and our young people will.

  • Liane J.
    12/04/2019 12:24

    Does anyone would agree to me that earth is a living planet. Earth is melting its ice cup due to excess CO2 in the atmosphere & earth is signaling its living creature to plant trees to omit the CO2 in the atmosphere. With the use of hurricane, cyclone & typhoon the earth is lessening the organism that causes its destruction. This just means that people should control the expansion of civilization or expansion of roads & cities to develope, giving more area for forest & plants to grow, just to cool the surface of earth. I hope our astronauts & astronomers should think about the debris of the space craft that orbit the earth that also causes the environment to heat up due to metal absorb heat that orbits around earth each minute & its reflection toward earth surface. Human caused the earth to die & deteriorate FASTER phase because they pollute the air (CO2, Carbon monoxide & HFS) environment (cutting trees causes flood & throwing plastic around that could be eaten by all types of animals), water (plastic disposed in sea mistaken by animals as food & causes algea to grow & destroy the bodies of water, sea bleaching & red tide) & outer space (rocket debris that are radiated which were lower down to earth in our ocean carrying radiation & pollution). I hope all human could think that the future for the next generation we build is killing them & earth it self. We gave birth to our own extinction if we do not act now. The only way to resolve this is world leaders & scientist should act side by side in resolving this & not think of the greed right now if you as a businessman a.k.a. politician want to live 100 years or with more money & for this planet to survive, it is much better to care & love this only home planet existed for us to survive.

  • Paulius C.
    12/04/2019 11:57

    With this speech, hope for humanity has been restored at least by little. Good going, we still have hope !

  • Allison L.
    12/04/2019 11:26

    💢Van der Bellen is FANTASTIC💢 but he gets so much crap from 🤔ÜberRight cretins, 🤔NeoConservatives, 🤔privatizers, 🤔corporate lobbyists, 🤔NeoLiberals (pssst: nothing ‘liberal’ about corporate privatization) It is almost like the 🌿Green Party is DOING SOMETHING WELL ENOUGH🌿 that they have created something valuable in Society that opportunists wanna tear apart for shits, giggles & pennies on the euro.