The Climate Activist vs. the Economics Minister 'My Generation Has Been Fooled'

Luisa Neubauer, the German face of the global movement spurred by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, debates the student climate strikes with German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier.
German climate activist Luisa Neubauer: "People are only listening to us now because we're crossing a line."

German climate activist Luisa Neubauer: "People are only listening to us now because we're crossing a line."

Foto: Gene Glover / DER SPIEGEL
German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier: "Back when I was in school, in our free time we sawed up border posts and campaigned for a Europe without internal borders, with a common currency and a European environmental policy."

German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier: "Back when I was in school, in our free time we sawed up border posts and campaigned for a Europe without internal borders, with a common currency and a European environmental policy."

Foto: Gene Glover / DER SPIEGEL
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