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      4 The Portugal News • 15 Feb 2020


      Climate strike planned for 13 March                                                                                  Council buys historic
                                                                                                                           Council buys historic
                                                                                                                           Council buys historic
                                                                                                                           Council buys historic
                                                                                                                           Council buys historic
                                                                                                                           house for €1
                                                                                                                           house for €1
                                                                                                                           house for €1
                                                                                                                           house for €1
                                                                                                                           house for €1
      Young Portuguese activists are scheduled to join on 13 March another global student climate                          The Castelo de Vide council,
                                                                                                                           The Castelo de Vide council,
                                                                                                                           The Castelo de Vide council,
                                                                                                                           The Castelo de Vide council,
                                                                                                                           The Castelo de Vide council,
      strike, following the international appeal of the student movement “Fridays for Future”, which                       in Alto Alentejo, plans to
                                                                                                                           in Alto Alentejo, plans to
                                                                                                                           in Alto Alentejo, plans to
                                                                                                                           in Alto Alentejo, plans to
                                                                                                                           in Alto Alentejo, plans to
                                                                                                                           invest €150,000 in the
                                                                                                                           invest €150,000 in the
                                                                                                                           invest €150,000 in the
                                                                                                                           invest €150,000 in the
      demands political measures in defence of the environment.                                                            invest €150,000 in the
                                                                                                                           recovery of a house with
                                                                                                                           recovery of a house with
                                                                                                                           recovery of a house with
                                                                                                                           recovery of a house with
                                                                                                                           recovery of a house with
          n a statement, the student  says that the goal is to launch “a  March, May, September and  threat of the climate crisis”, reads  historical and architectural
                                                                                                                           historical and architectural
                                                                                                                           historical and architectural
                                                                                                                           historical and architectural
          collective that has       wave” for climate justice in the  November, we still do not have a  the document sent to the press by  historical and architectural
                                                                                                                           value, abandoned in the
                                                                                                                           value, abandoned in the
                                                                                                                           value, abandoned in the
                                                                                                                           value, abandoned in the
          participated and promoted  spring of 2020.             sufficiently ambitious response,  “Climate Strike Portugal”. Lisbon  value, abandoned in the
      Idemonstrations in Portugal   “After the 2019 mobilisations, in  given the increasingly intensified  (3pm), Porto (time to be determ-  Jewish quarter, which it will
                                                                                                                           Jewish quarter, which it will
                                                                                                                           Jewish quarter, which it will
                                                                                                                           Jewish quarter, which it will
                                                                                                                           Jewish quarter, which it will
                                                                                              ined), Aveiro (10.30am), Penafiel  acquire for the symbolic
                                                                                                                           acquire for the symbolic
                                                                                                                           acquire for the symbolic
                                                                                                                           acquire for the symbolic
                                                                                                                           acquire for the symbolic
                                                                                              (10.30am) and Pico (10.30am) are
                                                                                                                           value of €1.
                                                                                                                           value of €1.
                                                                                                                           value of €1.
                                                                                                                           value of €1.
                                                                                              the locations with demonstrations  value of €1.
                                                                                              already confirmed.             The property, in need of
                                                                                              In the “March 13 Manifesto”,  “urgent” intervention, is located in
                                                                                              young people claim that the  front of the medieval synagogue
                                                                                              “house is on fire” and that  in the village of Castelo de Vide,
                                                                                              societies have a decade to   in the district of Portalegre.
                                                                                              reverse a century of damage.   “It is a house with a very
                                                                                              For young people, the State  interesting architectural value,
                                                                                              Budget for this year, approved last  with an important location in the
                                                                                              week, shows “a serious failure” in  historic centre and maintains the
                                                                                              the commitment to achieve the  functional spatial distribution of
                                                                                              goals for carbon neutrality.  its origin, which makes it very
                                                                                              According to the statement,  unique,” said mayor António Pita.
                                                                                              young people want to “end the oil  The house, which belongs to
                                                                                              and gas concessions that still  the Solbrasa Company owned by
                                                                                              exist in Portugal and the    businessman Fernando Barata,
                                                                                              legislation that allows the  will be acquired for the symbolic
                                                                                              approval of new contracts” in this  value of €1, with the deed of sale
                                                                                              matter.                      scheduled for 6 March.
                                                                                              At the same time, they propose  According to António Pita, the
                                                                                              the investigation of “really  company, when selling the
                                                                                              sustainable” alternatives, which  property for the value of  €1, “set
                                                                                              can replace lithium batteries and  an example” so that, in the future,
                                                                                              the use of natural gas.      other cases of symbolic sales
                                                                                              Electrifying the national transport  may arise, in the sense that the
                                                                                              system and renewing the railway  municipality can recover “little by
      Young Portuguese activists are scheduled to join on 13 March another global student climate strike.
      Young Portuguese activists are scheduled to join on 13 March another global student climate strike.
      Young Portuguese activists are scheduled to join on 13 March another global student climate strike.
      Young Portuguese activists are scheduled to join on 13 March another global student climate strike.  are other proposals included in  little” houses in a state of total
      Young Portuguese activists are scheduled to join on 13 March another global student climate strike.
      (Photo: Lusa)
      (Photo: Lusa)
      (Photo: Lusa)
      (Photo: Lusa)                                                                           the manifesto.               neglect.
      (Photo: Lusa)
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