In late August 2018, an unknown Swedish schoolgirl began a series of school strikes to highlight climate change, a move that would ultimately propel her into the role of an internationally recognised and much respected climate activist. On the two-year anniversary of that fateful action, it is fascinating to look back at one of the highlights of her rise to global prominence.

In the months that followed Greta Thunberg’s historic two-way crossing of the Atlantic on her epic journey to the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid, all environmental rallies ceased due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...


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