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gilets jaunes scattered through the crowd at a climate march

‘We were ecologists before the capitalists’: the gilets jaunes and climate justice

The city’s largest-ever climate march was taking place while across town a group of gilets jaunes – the protest group known for their hi-vis vests – were engaging in some of the worst violence of their entire three month revolt against declining wages, rising inequality and other consequences of globalisation.

yellow vest protesters were confronted by their foulard rouge (red scarf) critics in paris

Elites’ response to climate change must be fair, says EU official

Gilets jaunes’ anger shows that companies must do their bit, says Frans Timmermans — The rise of the gilets jaunes protest movement requires governments to prove that ordinary people and corporate elites are “in this together” in shouldering the costs of fighting climate change, a senior EU figure has said. Frans Timmermans, the European commission’s …

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