Vice look at how Greta Thunberg started a global protest movement against climate change at just 16 years old. The teen has become a poster girl for the fight against climate change, but just how did she manage to become so well-known?

 

Vice chat to Greta, along with a handful of other teenagers who’re spread out across Europe, and learn how they sowed the seeds for a massive protest movement. Last summer, 1.6 million students across the globe walked out of their schools to protest carbon emissions, gaining international news coverage in the process.

Documentary Looks At How 16 Year Old Greta Thunberg Started A Global Climate Protest image of sign

Incredibly, the main push for the protest came from just a small group of teenagers located in Europe’s biggest capital cities. Greta put a face to the campaign, whilst the other teens worked out how to flesh out a solid protest movement. In this doc, we get to meet some of the organisers of the famous school protests and find out how they were inspired to take action against climate change.

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