At just 16 years old, Greta Thunberg has started an international youth movement against climate change.
The Swedish teenager first staged a “School Strike for Climate” in front of the Swedish Parliament in August last year.
She continued to gain international attention after speaking at the U.N. Climate Talks in Poland last December.
Her strike has inspired students from around the world, leading tens of thousands of students from Germany, Japan, the UK, Australia and many more to join her #FridaysforFuture demonstrations.
The walkouts were seen as a chance to build towards a global day of school strikes on 15 March.
I realized no one is doing anything to prevent this from happening so then I have to do something