Julien Bayou : “Moderately good well being than the financial system!“
Jean Castex introduced, Thursday, January 14, 2021, the extension of the curfew to six p.m. all through France. Julien Bayou, nationwide secretary of Europe Ecology Les Verts and head of the ecologist record for the areas in Île-de-France, believes “that from the second the Scientific Council recommends and the federal government takes choices which can be within the path of our well being, we comply, we adapt“.
Whereas some are nonetheless in opposition to well being measures, “we, the ecologists, there is no such thing as a topic: well being should come first“. Julien Bayou would love the”wholesome“both the flagship indicator of all public insurance policies,”slightly than progress which we have no idea if it brings jobs, or slightly than monetary information, the great well being of the financial system“.
“We, we are saying, in precept, well being, prevention and the precautionary precept.“Nevertheless, he factors out that the 6 p.m. curfew may end in “difficulties in transport“, particularly in Île-de-France because of the density of the inhabitants. In that case, “anticipation, logistics means offering further transport at peak occasions“. “We have been calling for it for months and months, actually for years, now’s the time to do it“, specifies the nationwide secretary of EELV.
“On transport, on excessive faculties, there’s a main lack of anticipation“
He additionally asks “strengthened protocols in faculties” : “we need to hold them open however, for instance in excessive faculties in Île-de-France, 900 brokers are lacking“. It’s a downside in regular occasions, underlines Julien Bayou,”in the course of the epidemic, it turns into dramatic“as a result of that makes it not possible to place the well being protocol into observe. The identical goes for”the dilapidated state of excessive faculties“.
“On transport, on excessive faculties, there’s a main lack of anticipation.“The fault of those dysfunctions, estimates the nationwide secretary of EELV, is the”authorities in energy which is sort of disconnected“. “He fails to listen to native elected officers.“
“We’re pro-vaccine, and we count on them to be massively obtainable“
Julien Bayou additionally believes that he “there’s improvisation, there’s inconsistency“on the degree of pandemic administration. Nevertheless, he believes that “to the credit score of the federal government, this epidemic nonetheless holds many surprises for us. However I consider there’s additionally a contempt for logistics“. “It is mainly ‘stewardship will observe’, nicely not really, in case of main difficulties, stewardship takes priority.“
“I’m frightened once we are advised that the Ministry of Well being wants 4 consulting companies, paid very dearly, after all, to prepare the logistics“, emphasizes Julien Bayou. For him, “both we despise abilities“current on the Ministry of Well being,”or there’s none“. “I believe there are, and that we despise them, and immediately issues go improper on the bottom.“
The vaccination marketing campaign has began in France, and for Julien Bayou it’s “clearly” the one solution to overcome the pandemic. “We’re ready for the vaccine to grow to be broadly obtainable. “If the nationwide secretary of EELV expects the”transparency on contracts“at European degree, he stresses that amongst environmentalists”there aren’t any divisions “ on vaccines: “We’re pro-vaccine, and we count on them to be massively obtainable. The vaccine may also assist resolve the “psychological misery“that the French know, he assures.
Scholar misery: “We desire to provide billions to firms with out compensation“
College students are notably affected and seem deserted by the federal government. Jean Castex introduced measures of their regard, as did the Minister of Nationwide Training. “A toll-free quantity?“asks Julien Bayou.”We have now to cease with that.” The federal government has certainly launched many hotlines for the reason that begin of the pandemic: “it is getting ridiculous“.
“There’s a want for social interplay, for consideration, and there’s a want for very concrete, hard-hitting assist.“
Julien Bayou remembers that his social gathering has been asking for years “the opening of the RSA to these beneath 25: it’s not regular to go away our youth in misery, essentially the most complete distress, when, furthermore, the meals jobs, there aren’t any extra“.
“If we are saying youth is our future and the essential factor is that it could possibly flourish and research in good situations, let’s go in direction of minimal earnings, let’s go in direction of autonomy allowance. Let’s go in direction of an actual funding in our youth“. Julien Bayou emphasizes that in the present day”we desire to provide billions to firms with out compensation, firms which pollute, which make dividends, and which lay off“than to younger individuals.
“The ecocidal invoice on environmental crimes is totally bogus!“
For the nationwide secretary of EELV, the ecocidal invoice on environmental crimes “is totally bogus! We hoped for an ecocide, that’s to say to have the ability to prosecute these accountable for a significant and irreversible harm to the atmosphere, akin to an oil spill, he explains. What we’re being organized is a criminal offense, however the situations to implement it are not possible“, he laments.
The struggle in opposition to world warming will now undergo the courts, believes Julien Bayou. “I’m the co-founder of ‘Notre affaires à tous’ which, together with three different associations, is the affair of the century, overwhelmingly supported by greater than two million individuals on a authorized situation! he specifies. For him, in courtroom, we will win! The state is dedicated, we take it at its phrase. With this conviction, I hope for defective deficiency, it signifies that you and I have to be cautious about our imprint, however we should maintain accountable the State which doesn’t regulate. Defective deficiency, that signifies that it places us in peril“.