Argentine muralist Andres Iglesias is currently working on finishing the mural which shows the teen activist staring down at people by Tuesday (November 12).
“I hope that Greta’s message is a wake-up call to world leaders everywhere that the time for inaction is over. It is because of Greta, and young activists everywhere that I am optimistic about what the future holds. It was an honor to spend time with Greta. She and I have made a commitment to support one another, in hopes of securing a brighter future for our planet.”
“What we need is for lawmakers and people in power to start listening to the current, best possible science,” wrote Thunberg on declining the award.
Severn Suzuki’s strong words would cause her to be remembered as the “girl who silenced the world for five minutes.”
Greta Thunberg was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of 11. While acknowledging that her diagnosis has limited her, she does not believe her autism as an illness. Instead, she has called it her “superpower.”
The “funeral march” event was organised by the Swiss Association for Climate Protection (SACP). The Swiss Association for Climate Protection is an initiative that calls for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions in Switzerland to zero by 2050.
The truth is, no matter if people bully Thunberg, or shame post-millennials for being snowflakes or sneer at them for eco-alarmist outlook, the planet belongs to them. And thus they get to take the matters into their own hands.
Students across nations joined hands and responded to Sweden’s Greta Thunberg call for action. Another strike will be held on September 27.
“I have a dream that the people in power, as well as the media, start treating this crisis like the existential emergency it is.” – Greta Thunberg
Thunberg is scheduled to testify on Wednesday morning at a joint hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
Responding to the call of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, India is all…
She also commented on the Amazon Crises by saying, “Even on the sailboat in the middle of Atlantic Ocean I heard about Amazon Fire.”