Greta Thunberg is adjudged the prestigious ‘Person of the Year’ by Time magazine but US President Donald Trump describes this as a ‘ridiculous’ win. He reiterated his ridicule of the climate activist from Sweden and also went on to say that it was ridiculous. That she was chosen the ‘Person of the Year’ by Time for 2019. Greta Thunberg hails from Sweden and is recognized as a teen activist who has been campaigning. For immediate action for addressing the current global climate crisis, she came into the limelight and also shot into fame when on Wednesday. She was named the Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ 2019 she is supposed to be the youngest ever to get such an accolade.
The Environment at the
Heart of the Campaign
The 16-year-old activist won a lot of accolades and also acclaim when in August 2018. She initiated an environmental campaign that gained traction and soon got the status of a global movement. Demanding some concrete She began by skipping school went on camping out just opposite the Swedish Parliament while demanding some concrete action to be taken.
Time magazine took immense pride
The Time magazine took immense pride in her and said “In the 16 months since, she has addressed heads of state at the UN, met with the pope, sparred with the president of the United States and inspired 4 million people to join the global climate strike on September 20, 2019, in what was the largest climate demonstration in human history,”
Pioneer of ‘Climate
Meanwhile, the pioneer of the term climate strike, Thunberg was compared to Joan of Arc. After witnessing a manifold boost in its usage, Collins Dictionary was too happy to name climate strike as the ‘Word of the Year’ according to Time. The teen climate striker continues undaunted in her mission and feels that climate strikers are getting their voices heard; however, there seems to be no positive action on the part of the politicians.
Thunberg addressed the UN climate talks on Wednesday in Madrid and she went on to bluntly criticize politicians and world leaders. For constantly negotiating ‘loopholes’ and making use of PR to show that they are fulfilling bold climate targets. She has been urging the press to shift their attention from her to indigenous youth and other activists. Meanwhile, reporters, cameras, and large crowds this sixteen-year-old climate activist has become a celebrity and is being chased around.
All Praise for Greta
We understand that Al Gore, the former Vice-president applauded. The Time magazine for making such a brilliant choice. Needless to mention, Al Gore is an active environmentalist for quite a long time. He goes on to say “Greta embodies the moral authority of the youth activist movement demanding that we act immediately to solve the climate crisis. She is an inspiration to me and to people across the world.”
Trump and Nancy Pelosi were the other nominees for the ‘Prestigious Person of
the Year’ by Time magazine. However, Greta Thunberg from Sweden won the
accolade on Wednesday because her work had inspired and motivated millions of
youngsters to take positive action against current climate change.
The Trump Reaction
Illogical and irrational behavior stunned to see President Donald Trump’s. The 73-year-old president says on Twitter that Greta must consider working on precisely her Anger Management issue and then perhaps watch an old-fashioned movie. This was certainly not the very first time that Donald Trump targeted Thunberg and attacked her on Twitter. He had sarcastically retweeted Greta’s speech earlier this fall in the UN General Assembly, “So nice to see!”
Forbes announces Greta one of the ‘100 Most Powerful Women for 2019’ On Thursday. Trump has always been in the habit of responding to bad news with ‘Twitter avalanches’. However, it’s not just the volume but also, the content of his tweets on Thursday that is truly eyebrow-raising!