Greta Thunberg helped spur change on climate policy in Europe. Can she do the same in the US?
As she tours Washington, Thunberg proves she isn’t a lone voice but a messenger for a growing movement.
“In the US, we have to overcome entrenched climate denial from big polluters. You need organizing, you need a social movement. It’s going to be a much longer game to make a dent in the stronghold that polluters have over our federal government.” -me in Vox
is a 16-year-old Swedish activist who sailed across the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht to attend a climate action summit in New York. She may seem like an anomaly — but she represents a massive, growing youth climate movement.