16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg explains why, in August 2018, she walked out of school and organized a strike to raise awareness of global warming, protesting outside the Swedish parliament and grabbing the world’s attention. Her sentences have now become famous, this is her story.
You’d be thinking our media and every one of our leaders and politicians would be talking about climate change. But they don’t even mention it, it’s been ignored for a long time and it will continue. And this is the tipping point and pain of Greta Thunberg.
This is why the power has to go back to the people. “The power is the people” as the bow nominated Nobel prize Greta Thunberg says!
So how it all happened is that Greta Thunberg began a solo protest in Sweden in August by missing school every Friday and standing outside the Swedish parliament. More colleagues of her started to join until it grabbed the world’s attention. To the point that Thunberg has since inspired students around the globe.
Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Change COP24 Conference
Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Greta Thunberg, the founder of the Youth Strike for Climate movement, has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize, just before the biggest day yet of global action.
Climate strike founder put up for award ahead of global strikes planned in more than 105 countries. In fact, Friday 15th of March will stay in the calendar as the day young people around all over the world struck for action on climate change.
The numbers: 2052 places in 125 countries across all continents, including Antartica
According to https://t.co/pzYB6XuR6u we have already passed way over one million students on school strike today.
Over 2000 places in 125 countries on all continents.
And we have only just started! #fridaysforfuture #schoolstrike4climate
(picture from Prague, Czech Republic) pic.twitter.com/lvStJg3EEU
— Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) March 15, 2019
“We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees. She has launched a mass movement which I see as a major contribution to peace.” Norwegian Socialist MP Freddy André Øvstegård
While some politicians have opposed the school strikes, many have supported them, including Germany’s Angela Merkel and Ireland’s Leo Varadkar. The mayors of Paris, Milan, Sydney, Austin, Philadelphia, Portland, Oslo, Barcelona and Montreal added their backing on Thursday.
Watch this Ted talk of Greta Thunberg organised in Stockholm
The Greatest sentences and Quotes of Greta Thunberg
What did you do on the 15th of March? Did you attend any school strike around the world? Whenever you are, we’d like to hear!!!!
Let’s welcome the revolution TOGETHER!
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