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Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Is Challenging the Way People Think About Autism

The teen change-maker isn't only schooling people on climate. Read More...
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Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo

Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets for an international day of student protests aimed at pushing world leaders into action on climate change. Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin and Lagos to London emptied as organisers of the student strike called demos in more than 100 countries. In Stockholm, Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg who inspired the protests, warned that time was running out.
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Climate strike: UK students join hundreds of thousands of pupils worldwide to demand action on global warming

Students across the UK are joining their peers around the world in walking out of their schools to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change. The global day of action against climate change was inspired by Greta Thunberg, a teenager who has protested outside Sweden’s parliament every Friday to urge leaders to take action and has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. In the UK, students gathered in Parliament Square in London with placards reading: “By the time we’re in charge i...
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16-Year-Old Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Greta Thunberg Is Cracking Down on Climate Change

You're never too young to speak out for change, and 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg has made her voice heard, loud and clear - so much so, in fact, that she's been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. "We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change, it will be the cause of wars, conflict, and refugees," said Freddy Andre Ovstegard, one of three Norwegian lawmakers who nominated the Swedish teen for the prestigious award.
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Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Has Been Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

The 16-year-old's FridaysForFuture Protest has galvanized young people around the world
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Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday. "We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees," Norwegian Socialist Left MP Freddy Andre Ovstegard told AFP. "Greta Thunberg has launched a mass movement which I see as a major contribution to peace," he added.
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Norway MPs want Nobel for student climate campaigner Greta

Oslo (AFP) - Greta Thunberg, the Swedish school girl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.
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Global youth climate strike could be 'milestone' moment

Barely six months later, Friday's youth-led strike -- promising 1,000 actions spread over 100 countries -- could be a "milestone moment" in a grassroots campaign to goad world leaders into confronting the threat of global warming, activists and experts say. "We are only seeing the beginning," tweeted Greta Thunberg, who has turned 16.
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'We won't stop striking': the New York 13 year-old taking a stand over climate change

Alexandria Villasenor is among the American student activists joining the global fray and helping to organize the first nationwide strike on 15 March‘My generation knows that climate change will be the biggest problem we’ll have to face,’ said student climate activist Alexandria Villasenor. Photograph: The Washington Post/Getty ImagesAlexandria Villasenor looks a slightly incongruous figure to stage a lengthy protest over the perils of catastrophic global warming. The 13-year-old, wrapped in a c...
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'We won't stop striking': US students taking a stand over climate change

American student activists are joining the global fray and helping to organize the first nationwide strike on 15 March‘My generation knows that climate change will be the biggest problem we’ll have to face,’ said student climate activist Alexandria Villasenor. Photograph: The Washington Post/Getty ImagesAlexandria Villasenor looks a slightly incongruous figure to stage a lengthy protest over the perils of catastrophic global warming. The 13-year-old, wrapped in a coat and a woolen hat, has spent...
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The First Time: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

The 16-year-old has galvanized young people around the world to combat climate change
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How Greta Thunberg’s Lone Strike Against Climate Change Became a Global Movement

The 16-year-old Swedish activist's FridaysForFuture protests have galvanized young people around the world
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German students walk out of school in climate change protest

Thousands of students in the German port city of Hamburg marched out of school on Friday led by teenage Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg to call for more action on climate change. The protest is part of a global movement known as "School Strike 4 Climate" or "Fridays For Future" launched last August when Thunberg began protesting outside the Swedish parliament on school days. About 3,000 students marched through the streets of the port city chanting: "We are here, we are loud, be...
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Thousands gather in Hamburg, elsewhere for climate protest

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of students have gathered in the German city of Hamburg as part of a worldwide protest calling for action to curb global warming. Friday’s rally in the northern port city is being led by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has become a prominent voice in campaigns against climate change. In […]
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Swedish teen climate activist rallies German students

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joined thousands of students in Hamburg Friday, urging them to stay angry and fight for change. "For way too long the politicians and the people in power have gotten away with not doing anything to fight the climate crisis," she said. Other placards paid tribute to the Swedish teenager with slogans like "Make the world Greta again" and "Team Greta", adorned with a drawing of her trademark br...
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Thousands of Belgian youths protest for more climate action

BRUSSELS (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg has led thousands of Belgian students in a climate change march — the second she's led in as many weeks to draw more attention to the topic.
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Swedish teenager brings climate action campaign to France

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg brought her class-boycott campaign to Paris on Friday, hoping to encourage more French students to hit the streets with demands for bold efforts to combat global warming. The Friday protests that the 16-year-old Swede launched in August have gained little traction so far in France, where the landmark COP21 international accord on cutting emissions was signed in 2015. After urging the EU in Brussels to move more aggressively on greenhouse gas cuts on Thur...
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Teenage activist brings climate action campaign to France

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg brought her class-boycott campaign to Paris on Friday, hoping to encourage French students to hit the streets with demands for more ambitious efforts to combat global warming. The Friday protests that the 16-year-old Swede launched in August have gained little traction so far in France, where the landmark COP21 international accord on cutting emissions was signed in 2015. After calling on the EU in Brussels on Thursday to move more aggressively on greenh...
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Climate activist Thunberg urges EU to double carbon reduction targets

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who has inspired pupils worldwide to boycott classes, urged the European Union on Thursday to double its ambition for greenhouse gas cuts. At an EU conference, Thunberg warned that politicians who fail to tackle climate change will be "remembered as the greatest villains of all time" for leading the world to disaster. "If the EU is to make its fair contribution to staying within the (Paris climate deal) carbon budget for a two-degree lim...
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Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

In a speech alongside 16-year-old Greta Thunberg in Brussels, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for suggesting climate change was "invented" and "ideological". "In the next financial period from 2021 to 2027, every fourth euro spent within the EU budget will go towards action to mitigate climate change," Juncker said of his proposal for the EU budget, which is typically 1 percent of the bloc's economic output, or 1 trillion euros ($1.1...
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Climate activist Thunberg urges EU to double its carbon reduction targets

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who has inspired pupils worldwide to boycott classes, urged the European Union on Thursday to double its ambition for greenhouse gas cuts. At an EU conference, Thunberg warned that politicians who fail to tackle climate change will be "remembered as the greatest villains of all time" for leading the world to disaster. "If the EU is to make its fair contribution to staying within the (Paris climate deal) carbon budget for a two-degree lim...
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Swedish teen leads Belgian students on 7th climate march

BRUSSELS (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to draw more attention to fighting climate change. The 16-year-old Thunberg first addressed a European Union conference, chiding adults for their inaction in the face of such climatic global […]
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Swedish teen leaves adults trailing with global school strikes for climate

With that simple plea, 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg has inspired children worldwide to boycott classes under the anxious gaze of adults who don't quite know how to react. Every Friday since August, Greta, as she is known to all, has staked out a spot in front of parliament in Stockholm, demanding that her government step up the fight against climate change. In the last six months, tens of thousands of high school students -- in Sydney, Brussels, Berlin, The Hague, London and other cities -...
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'I want you to panic': Swedish teen raises climate alarm at Davos

Camera crews push past tycoons and government leaders to get a close shot of the unlikely star at Davos this year: a Swedish teen with long braids and a big message for the world. Greta Thunberg blinks into the cameras of the media throng as she emerges timidly from a closed-door panel discussion at the World Economic Forum, the annual get-together of the rich and powerful. "She silenced the room... The girl was extremely moving," head of Expedia Group Mark Okerstrom told AFP.
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Time to 'get angry', teen climate activist says in Davos

Her train journey from Sweden took 32 hours, but Greta Thunberg is not tired. The teenager is dead-set in her mission to persuade the global elite in Davos to take climate action. The 16-year-old has galvanised protests by schoolchildren around the world, after delivering a fiery speech to world leaders at last month's UN climate talks in Poland.
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'Make love, not CO2': Swiss students march for climate action

Thousands of school children and university students across Switzerland skipped class on Friday to march in the streets and demand climate action, telling politicians "There is no planet B". The protest was inspired by Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish girl who since last August has been ditching school each Friday to protest in front of Sweden's parliament demanding concrete action from politicians to halt climate change. After she garnered international headlines with a fiery speech befo...
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15-year-old calls out world leaders for not being 'mature enough' to tackle climate change

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a searing message for world leaders who have failed to act on climate change: "You are not mature enough to tell it like it is."
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'The Time For Talk Is Over': Kids Stage Major Strike at UN Climate Talks

You can add kids to the growing chorus of voices calling for dramatic climate action at international talks in Katowice, Poland. Students across Poland staged a climate strike on Friday, just days after 15-year old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg issued a blistering speech to the assembled delegates.Read more...
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