Greta Thunberg brings environmental campaign to Washington

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who helped spark a youth-driven push for local weather change, has come to Washington.

On Friday, Thunberg and about 1,500 protesters, lots of them schoolchildren, marched and chanted close to the White Home.

Thunberg, who’s 16, gained worldwide consideration by inspiring protests and faculty strikes demanding instant actions to avert environmental disaster.

Her activism has drawn a passionate following of kids basically difficult their elders to take motion.

Final month, Thunberg crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a solar-powered boat, touchdown in New York Metropolis in on Aug. 28. She is in Washington for a number of days of rallies and lobbying efforts upfront of a world local weather strike declared for Sept. 20.

Thunberg may even deal with the U.N. Local weather Motion Summit in New York on Sept. 23.

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