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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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The Climate Activist vs. the Economics Minister: 'My Generation Has Been Fooled'

Luisa Neubauer, the German face of the global movement spurred by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, debates the student climate strikes with German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier.
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School climate strikes: 1.4 million people took part, say campaigners

Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, says action proved ‘no one is too small to make a difference’More than 1.4 million young people around the world took part in school strikes for climate action, according to environmental campaigners.Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish student whose solo protest last August prompted the global movement, said: “We proved that it does matter what you do and that no one is too small to make a difference.” Continue reading...
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Friday For Future: Students protest global warming inaction

The worldwide protests were inspired by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who camped out in front of parliament in Stockholm last year.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘March Now Or Swim Later’: Students Skip Class For Global Climate Strike

BERLIN (AP) — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. Friday’s rallies were one of the biggest international climate change actions yet, involving hundreds of thousands of students in more than 100 countries around the globe. The coordinated “school strikes” were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activi...
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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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Greta Thunberg inspires global climate protests

Aged only 16, Greta Thunberg is the inspiration for youth climate protests around the world.
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16-year-old inspires global climate protests

Greta Thunberg is just 16 years old, and she's already a bona fide climate action rockstar. Today she was the inspiration for youth climate protests that took place in more than 100 cities worldwide.
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Greta Thunberg, student protesters should demand better solutions to climate change

What could Greta Thunberg and other kids do that would make a real difference? They could help reveal when grown-up politicians make things up.            [Author: Opinion contributor]
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Kids From At Least 112 Countries, Including the US, Go on Strike To Protest Climate Change

It started 29 weeks ago when 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg began skipping school on Fridays to protest climate change by standing outside of her nation's parliament building. Today, kids from more than 110 countries, including the United States, are following Thunberg's lead and will play hooky from classes for something they think is ultimately more important: preventing the warming of their planet. Live updates, from The Guardian. Further reading: Thousands of scientists are backing the kid...
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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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Think we should be at school? Today’s climate strike is the biggest lesson of all | Greta Thunberg and others

We are among the young people striking against climate change in every corner of the globe – adults should join us tooIt started in front of the Swedish parliament, on 20 August – a regular school day. Greta Thunberg sat with her painted sign and some homemade flyers. This was the first school climate strike. Fridays wouldn’t be regular schooldays any longer. The rest of us, and many more alongside us, picked it up in Australia, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, New Zealand, Uganda. Today the clima...
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Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

BERLIN (AP) — They’re angry at their elders, and they’re not taking it sitting down. Students worldwide are planning to skip class Friday and take to the streets to protest their governments’ failure to take sufficient action against global warming. The coordinated ‘school strike’ was inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding […]
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Climate strikes: students around the world walk out to demand change – live

Young people, inspired by Greta Thunberg, rally to press politicians to act on climate change – follow live updates Climate strikes to take place in more than 100 countriesWhere action is planned in AustraliaSign up for our Green Light environment email 4.15am GMT And with that, I’ll be handing over to my colleague Hannah Ellis-Petersen who will be covering the strikes as they occur across Asia. Thanks for following along. 4.14am GMT Today’s strike in WA also comes after the state’s Dep...
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This 9-Year-Old Is Mad at You for Failing on Climate Change

Grown-ups, here’s a story for you: Fix climate before it’s too late.
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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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Climate strikes: students around the world walk out to demand change - live

Young people around the world, inspired by Greta Thunberg, rally to press politicians to act on climate change - follow live updates Climate strikes to take place in more than 100 countriesWhere action is planned in AustraliaSign up for our Green Light environment email 11.25pm GMT More of Australia’s strikes are now underway. From Geelong in Victoria:Geelong #climatestrike kicking off!! #ss4c pic.twitter.com/EZSChh5ruWThe young Townsville crowd roar "NO" to Adani coal. #schoolstrike4climate...
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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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Students Around The World To Strike For Climate Action

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist, gave rise to a global youth movement.
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16-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

The Swedish high school student has sparked a worldwide movement against global warming.
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Youth climate strikes to take place in more than 100 countries

Movement inspired by Greta Thunberg has snowballed, as Belgian workers join strikeHundreds of thousands of children are expected to walk out of their classrooms on Friday for a global climate strike amid growing anger at the failure of politicians to tackle the escalating ecological crisis.Children at tens of thousands of schools in more than 100 countries are due to take part in the walkouts which began last year when one teenager – Greta Thunberg – held a solo protest outside the Swedish parli...
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Youth climate strikes to take place in almost 100 countries

Movement has snowballed since Greta Thunberg’s protest last year, with Belgian workers joining strikeHundreds of thousands of children are expected to walk out of their classrooms on Friday for a global climate strike amid growing anger at the failure of politicians to tackle the escalating ecological crisis.Children at tens of thousands of schools in almost 100 countries are due to take part in the walkouts which began last year when one teenager – Greta Thunberg – held a solo protest outside t...
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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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Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for climate activism

The 16-year-old climate campaigner who has inspired school strikes is in the running to receive the Nobel.
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Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel peace prize

Climate strike founder shortlisted ahead of global strikes planned in more than 105 countriesGreta 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.Thunberg began a solo protest in Sweden in August but has since inspired students around the globe. Strikes are expected in 1,659 towns and cities in 105 countries on Friday, involving hundreds of thousands of young people. Continue reading.....
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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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Swedish Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Has Been Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

16-year-old Greta Thunberg is a prominent voice in the youth campaign to halt climate change
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Students around the world join climate strike on March 15

On Friday, March 15, tens of thousands of high school and middle school students in more than 70 countries plan to walk out of their classrooms and protest at town and city halls. Young people are uniting around the world in a coordinated demand for their leaders to take radical action to curb greenhouse gas emissions and slow down the impacts of climate change. How did the climate strikes start? The international youth climate strike movement began in August 2018 when 16-year-old environmen...
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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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Teenage climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has become a prominent voice in campaigns against climate change, for the Nobel Peace Prize. Freddy Andre Oevstegaard and two other members of the Socialist Left Party said they believe “the massive movement Greta has set in motion is a […]
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