Greta Thunberg is a Swedish student who is credited with raising worldwide attention to the issues caused by environmental change, and retaining politicians to represent their absence of action on what Thunberg calls the “climate crisis”.
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Greta Thunberg Bio, Age, Parents :
Greta Thunberg was born on 3rd January 2003 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is Swedish by nationality and her ethnic background is white. Her father’s name is Svante Thunberg who is an actor, producer, as well as an author. Her mother’s name is Malena Ernman and she is an international opera star. She has only one sibling, a sister named Beata Thunberg in her family. She has attended high schools in Stockholm.
What is Greta Thunberg’s Height?
Greta Thunberg has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 48 kg. Her hair color is light brown and has blue eyes.
Greta Thunberg Career, Speech :
After realizing that so little was being done for environmental change, Thunberg said she originally got the possibility of a climate strike after the incident of shootings in a school that happened in the United States in February 2018. In May 2018, Thunberg participated in an essay competition about environmental change held by Swedish newspaper named Svenska Dagbladet. She won the competition.
On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, whose ninth-grade classes were just begining, chose to not go to class until the completion of the 2018 Swedish general election. After the general elections, Thunberg kept on striking just on Fridays, rapidly gaining overall attention.
After October 2018, Greta Thunberg’s activism developed from single fighting to participating in presentations all through Europe; giving a few prominent public speeches, and activating her increasing number of supporters on social media platforms.
In February 2019, 224 teachers signed an open letter of help expressing they were motivated by the activities of Thunberg and the striking younger students in making their voices heard. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres additionally supported the school strikes started by Thunberg.
Greta Thunberg assisted in the Rise for Climate presentation held outside the European Parliament situated in Brussels. On 24 November 2018, she gave an inspiring speech at TEDxStockholm. She talked about environmental change existed and asking why it was not broadcasted on every news channel as though there was a world war going on.
For all her efforts and contribution, she was awarded the ‘Golden Camera’ Special Award at Germany’s annual film and television award show.
Greta Thunberg was named the most important woman of the year in Sweden in 2019 in the special event of International Women’s Day. In April 2019, Time magazine included her on the list of one of the 100 most influential people of 2019.
Greta Thunberg talking about climate change with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Greta Thunberg’s Twitter argument with Donald Trump :
Recently Trump twitted about Greta Thunberg.
So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill! https://t.co/M8ZtS8okzE
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2019
In response to that tweet, Greta then changed her Twitter bio to say she was “a teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend”.
What is Greta Thunberg’s Net Worth?
There is no information about Greta Thunberg’s net worth at present.
Is Greta Thunberg active on Twitter?
Greta Thunberg is active on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. She has 9.1 million followers on Instagram and has 3.74 million followers on Twitter. Likewise, she has more than 2.8 million followers on Facebook.