Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist. She rose to international fame in 2018 when she went on a "school strike" for climate change, which inspired the international youth movement School Strike for Climate. Thunberg was invited to speak at the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit and the 2019 and 2020 World Economic Forum events. She has received numerous awards and honors for her activism.
Greta Thunberg
Full Name
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg
Stockholm, Sweden
Notable Projects
climate change


Where does Greta Thunberg live?

Greta Thunberg lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

When did Greta Thunberg start protesting?

Greta Thunberg started her protest for more action against climate change on Aug. 20, 2018.

How did Greta Thunberg travel to the United States?

In order to speak at the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit, Greta Thunberg traveled to the United States on a boat powered by solar panels to ensure her trip would be carbon-neutral.

Where is Greta Thunberg going to college?

Greta Thunberg has not publicly announced where she plans to go to college.

Most Recent

Greta Thunberg Sings, Dances to Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' at Climate Activism Concert
Rick Astley called Greta Thunberg's onstage moment "fantastic" while sharing videos taken at the event Saturday in Sweden
Greta Thunberg Warns Congress to 'Do the Right Thing' and End Fossil Fuel Emissions
The teenage activist, a former TIME Person of the Year, built a reputation for bluntness when discussing climate change
Meet Jerome Foster II, Teen Climate Hero and Greta Thunberg's Friend: Saving the Planet Is 'Up to Us'
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Man, 20, Cleans Up Litter at a Californian Canyon for 589 Days Straight
Edgar McGregor took things into his own hands when he saw part of the Angeles National Forest filled with litter
Greta Thunberg Trolls Donald Trump with His Own Words and White House Departure
Greta Thunberg turned Donald Trump's insult of her back on him in his final hours as commander-in-chief
Greta Thunberg Hopes 2021 Brings a Climate 'Awakening': 'We Have Failed' Thus Far
Greta Thunberg will take part in a panel on the crisis of climate feedback loops alongside the Dalai Lama and various experts on Saturday

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Greta Thunberg Celebrates 18th Birthday with Snarky Message Trolling Climate Change Deniers
Greta Thunberg called out her critics in a hilarious Twitter message she shared on her 18th birthday Sunday
Greta Thunberg Trolls Trump with His Own Diss: 'Chill Donald, Chill!'
Trump told the teen climate activist to "chill" last year when she was named TIME's person of the year
Greta Thunberg Reveals It Is 'Extremely Likely' She Has Had Coronavirus

Greta Thunberg said she first started exhibiting mild symptoms about 10 days ago, but feels "basically recovered"