Teen local weather activist Greta Thunberg was on their lonesome when she began protesting the shortage of political motion on local weather change final 12 months exterior of the Swedish parliament. In the present day, the Friday local weather strikes impressed by Thunberg are drawing out greater than 1 million younger individuals world wide.
However as she tells Political Local weather: the battle is “not over but.”
This week’s Political Local weather podcast was recorded on the R20 Austrian World Summit in Vienna, the place former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed up with Thunberg to name consideration to the local weather disaster. We sit down with Schwarzenegger to get his response to assembly Greta. Plus, we communicate with the 16-year-old Swedish protester in regards to the impression of the coed strikes.
We additionally talk about takeaways from the latest EU Parliament elections, the place Inexperienced Get together members noticed massive good points in a few of Europe’s largest nations. Might these outcomes foreshadow a inexperienced wave within the subsequent U.S. election?
Really helpful studying:
WaPo: Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to confess local weather disaster
Guardian: European elections: triumphant Greens demand extra radical local weather motion
YouTube: Greta Thunberg Joins Arnold Schwarzenegger & Extra To Ship Speeches On Local weather
Political Local weather is produced in partnership with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and The Leonardo DiCaprio Basis.
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