OPINION: IT’S GRETA’S WORLD, BUT YOU’RE NOT LIVING IN IT FOR TOO LONG

By Sanjana Ahmed

Born in the post millennial world in Stockholm, Sweden, Greta Tintin Eleonara Ernman Thunberg is the name the planet will remember for truly turning the wheels to change the world as a final hope of saving the planet.

Photo Credit: Faria Ahmed, Millennial Things Network

Still 15, during the summer of 2018 Greta won an essay competition for a newspaper on ‘climate change’ (Business Insider, 24 Sept 2019).On August 20 of that same year, Greta skipped school to attend her first protest in front of the parliament of her country, Sweden (Reuters, 19 August 2019). Carrying her iconic sign with black letters on a white cardboard, it read: SKOLSTREJK FOR KLIMATET (Swedish for ‘School Strike for Climate’). Thus, she began her climate protests and public speeches for which she has now become an internationally recognized climate activist…Read More

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