On March 15th: GET INSPIRED by a 15 year old schoolgirl Greta Thunberg from Sweden (11 minutes TED talks)

 

 

Greta Thunberg realized at a young age the lapse in what several climate experts were saying and in the actions that were being taken in society. The difference was so drastic in her opinion that she decided to take matters into her own hands. Greta is a 15-year-old Stockholm native who lives at home with her parents and sister Beata. She’s a 9th grader in Stockholm who enjoys spending her spare time riding Icelandic horses, spending time with her families two dogs, Moses and Roxy. She love animals and has a passion for books and science. At a young age, she became interested in the environment and convinced her family to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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  1. Awesome and we require children like her who are the forerunners to changing our world. She was amazing and loved every detail that she said. Thanks for the wonderful and inspiring share. Good to have such activists our world so requires them.

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    1. Thank you so much dear Kamal! Yes, I was so deeply touched by her and her story and it filled my heart with hope! ❤

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      1. Welcome Amira and the world surely needs these inspiring kids.

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  2. Anita Bowden says:

    Wow, wow, and wow!! I cant even imagine having had the courage to speak to an audience of people at 15 years old, much less, be as informed about things as she is!! An inspiration to see, and I hope her message continues to move minds and hearts! ❤

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    1. So true Anita! and she suffers from Asperger’s an introverted child with selective mutism, who coped with depression since she was 8 years old when she started learning about the environment. Her personal story is amazing, Here is a link to some of the stories about her: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/11/greta-thunberg-schoolgirl-climate-change-warrior-some-people-can-let-things-go-i-cant

      Her parents have also been very supportive, I watched an interview in which she is with her dad, and her parents really changed their whole life style around to support her. I deeply admire her! ❤

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      1. Anita Bowden says:

        Thank you for this additional information about her, Amira! She is truly a remarkable person with a very special mission in life! ❤️

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        1. Yes, some people seem to so clearly understand their purpose so early in life! ❤

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