FRIDAYS FOR FUTURES
NEWS JANUARY 2020 - Greta Thunberg to trademark 'Fridays for
In 2018, Ms Thunberg's school strike grew into a global movement that became known as #FridaysForFuture.
Millions of people in countries such as Australia, Ghana, Germany and the UK have taken part in the protests.
She said on Instagram that people had tried to sell products and collect money in the movement's name.
name and the #Fridaysforfuture movement are constantly being
used for commercial purposes without any consent
whatsoever," the 17 year old said.
added that people had tried to impersonate her "in order to
communicate with high profile people, politicians, media and
It will manage money raised from donations and book royalties.
COP25 MADRID - This conference was a bit of a washout. Previous United Nations meetings have also been cop-outs. The more the G20 squabble, the more time they buy themselves to cut down more forests, make more deserts and kill more animals so that they can drive a Ferrari or Bentley. Nothing Greta can say will change that unless there is change in politics, perhaps by making the politicians accountable for their kleptocratic regimes.
"The foundation's aim will be to promote ecological, climatic and social sustainability as well as mental health," she told her Instagram followers.
Earlier this month US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the teenager to go away and study economics before lecturing investors.
Last December she was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year.
CALL TO ARMS - They are school kids temporarily sacrificing their education in order to save our futures from dangerous climate change.
On November 30, over 15,000 boys and girls went on strike from school in every capital city and over 20 regional centres across Australia.
On March 15, they are going even bigger and inviting adults to join them in solidarity for a Global Climate Strike! We ask, should that not include every country in the world?
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THE HERALD 10 JANUARY 2019
- A 13-year-old Scottish pupil is starting a week of strike action outside her school to protest over the lack of progress on climate change.
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