A teenage girl, Greta Thunberg, is just about the face that is world-famous of climate attack movement. But she’s not even close to alone: Thunberg has helped rally and inspire other people — especially girls.
NPR chatted to four teenage environment activists, all girls, through the U.S. And Australia, alongside their moms. These teens are juggling activism with schoolwork and time that is personal. And their loved ones are working hard to guide them because they grapple aided by the emotions that are heavy come with fighting money for hard times.
In Castlemaine, Australia, Milou Albrecht, 15, co-founded School Strike for Climate Australia, which organizes pupil walkouts. As massive bush fires engulf elements of her house nation, Albrecht’s team happens to be pressuring the German firm Siemens to withdraw from A australian coal mining task. (more…)