Climate crisis spurs action at ‘green’ Frankfurt book fair

Dawn | Oct 18, 2019 at 7:20 AM
  • FROM children’s books about reducing plastic to tips for zero-waste cooking, the climate crisis is dominating this year’s Frankfurt book fair.
  • At the age of just 23, Luisa Neubauer is Germany’s best-known climate activist after becoming a central figure in the Fridays for Future strikes started by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg.
  • At the Frankfurt fair, the fast-talking university student famed for her no-nonsense attitude and meticulous research will go head-to-head with a local politician in a debate about coal mines, and present her own book about the climate emergency.