Indian students join Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg to go on strike to fight global warming
- Indian students will be a part of the protest against
- The online petition has over 17,000 signers from over 40 countries.
- The movement was started by
Nobel Peace Prizenominee Greta Thunbergwho staged a protest outside the Swedish parliament in August 2016.
According to a report, over 400 students from Delhi will be a part of the movement. Students will bunk schools to join their counterparts from over 40 countries and will go on strike to fight global warming.
The report also says that a few schools in the National Capital have allowed students to be a part of the strike.
The global movement is a part of Greta Thunberg’s strike which the 16-year-old Swedish student started in August, 2018. Now, a Nobel Peace prize nominee, Thunberg has inspired thousands of others to join her in the movement. Thunberg was also a part of the World Economic Forum where she spoke about the alarming rate of global warming saying she wants people to panic about climate change.
The strikes have also caused a social media uproar with the hashtag #Fridaysforthefuture.
The online petition which needed 15000 signups has already been signed by over 17,000 people from over 40 countries.
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