- Greta Thunberg is out of school, which means she won’t be able to beat school anymore because of the climate.
- She was only 15 years old when she launched her “School Strike for Climate” in front of the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm.
- Ms Thunberg said she had no plans to completely abandon the protests.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday she was celebrating her last “school strike” as she was finishing high school, but said she would continue to participate in weekly protests.
“Today I am graduating from school, which means that I will no longer be able to participate in the school strike for the climate. Then this is the last school strike for me,” Thunberg wrote in a social media post.
Ms Thunberg, who led the Fridays for Future global movement, also said she had no plans to completely abandon the protests.
“I will continue to protest on Fridays even though it is not technically a ‘school strike’. We just have no other choice but to do our best,” the 20-year-old said, adding that “the fight has just ended.” first.”
Greta Thunberg was just 15 years old when she launched her “School Strike for Climate” in front of the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm.
“When I started on strike in 2018, I never expected it to lead to anything,” she said in a statement.
Together with a small group of young people, she founded the Fridays for Future movement, which quickly became a global phenomenon.
“In 2019, millions of young people dropped out of school because of the climate, flooding the streets in more than 180 countries,” Thunberg said.
In addition to climate strikes, the young activist regularly criticizes governments and politicians for not addressing climate issues properly.
In late March, she denounced what she called “an unprecedented betrayal” by leaders following the release of the latest report from the IPCC, the UN’s climate advisory panel.