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This year's 'Person of the Year' Greta Thunberg
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This year’s ‘Person of the Year’ Greta Thunberg

This year’s ‘Person of the Year’ Greta Thunberg

Swedish teenager environmental activist Greta Thunberg was named this year’s ‘Person of the Year’ by influential well-known US magazine ‘Time Magazine’.The 16-years-old Greta Thunberg has gained international fame for speaking out against climate change. The influential US magazine Time Magazine announced her being selected as the best person of the year on Wednesday.

Greta is one of the world’s youngest and most influential environmental activists. At the age of 15, canceling classes she went outside the Swedish parliament and started to protest on climate change. This teenager protested with a banner named ‘School Strike for Climate’ written in the Swedish language. News of her protests spread around the world. Students continue to express solidarity with her from country to country.

Their protest got special familiarity as the ‘Friday for the Future’ movement. One of the great features of Greta is her open and outspoken speech. The language of her speech was forced to catch the attention of world leaders. Till now, her speech in front of many high-level leaders in various international organizations, including the United Nations, the US Congress, has sparked a worldwide debate.

Greta Thunberg quit eating meat at one point over concerns about climate change. Excludes air travel. These are steps to try to reduce carbon emissions at the individual level.

At the conference, Greta said, ‘People are being harmed. People are dying. The whole ecosystem is collapsing. We are nearing the beginning of mass extinction. And you can only discuss money. Can tell the story of economic growth. How dare you! ”Her ‘How Dare You!’ line became a slogan of movement around the world.

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