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Swedish teen named one of world's most influential after climate campaign

Greta Thunberg pictured during her climate strike. Photo: Catherine Edwards/The Local

Published: 10.Dec.2018 08:29 hrs

Swedish 15-year-old Greta Thunberg has been named as one of the world's most influential teenagers by America's Time Magazine in a new ranking.

Thunberg went on strike from school this year in order to protest climate policy, and after her protest gained attention around the world she has gone on to give talks and write articles for international titles. 

When The Local met her earlier this year on the fifth day of her strike, the teenager had been joined by fellow students, teachers, and parents who supported her calls for "radical action". 

Read full article on The Local

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