Greta Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist focused on the risks posed by climate change.
In August 2018, when she was 15, Thunberg took time off school to demonstrate outside the Swedish parliament, holding up a sign calling for stronger climate action. After Thunberg addressed the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference, student strikes took place every week somewhere in the world. In 2019, there were at least two coordinated multi-city protests involving over one million pupils each.
In May 2019, Thunberg was featured on the cover of Time magazine, which named her a “next generation leader” and noted that many see her as a role model. Thunberg and the school strike movement were also featured in a 30-minute Vice documentary titled Make the World Greta Again. Some media have described her impact on the world stage as the “Greta Thunberg effect”. In response to her outspoken stance, various global politicians have also acknowledged the need to focus on climate change.
In 2019 September, Greta Thunberg has made an emotional speech towards world leaders at the UN climate action summit in New York, accusing them of ignoring the science behind the climate crisis, saying: ‘We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth – how dare you!’
Thank you for your courage and you are right, please keep do it right for us!
Source of Video: The Guardian
Source: Greta Thunberg’s Facebook & Wikipedia
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