16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
15 March, 2019, 05:40 | Author: Sherry Houston
The global movement began after 16-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg chose to skip school every Friday to protest outside the Swedish Parliament for more effective measures against climate change.
"We have nominated Greta because the climate threat may be one of the most important causes of war and conflict", Freddy Andre Oevstegaard, a parliamentary representative in Norway, told Norwegian newspaper VG.
"We are the people who are going to be most affected by climate change so it's up to us to have the biggest voice and emphasise to our politicians that it's our future that's at stake".
Thunberg responded on social media by saying she is "honored and very grateful for this nomination".
"Greta Thunberg has launched a mass movement which I see as a major contribution to peace", he added.
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At a World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in January, she ended her speech by telling a silenced room that she wants leaders to "behave like our house is on fire, because it is".
"I just thought that nothing is happening and no one is doing anything to fight climate change", she told CBSN.
The students are hoping to speak with several MPs who have agreed to meet with them and answer any questions they may have over the Government's role in combating climate change.
If Greta wins the prize, she will be the youngest person to ever become a Nobel laureate.
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