The parents of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg made changes in their lives to "save" their daughter, not the world. The teenager's father, Svante Thunberg, told the BBC on Monday that his 16-year-old daughter experienced depression for three or four years before going on school environment strikes.
Greta Thunberg has set a high standard for government officials, scientists and environmental campaigners attending this year's global climate conference in Madrid by deciding to sail back across the Atlantic following a last-minute switch of venue from Chile.
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg was awarded an international children's peace prize on Wednesday, for her work in the struggle against climate change which has resonated with schoolchildren across the world.
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg hitched a renewable-energy ride back to Europe on Wednesday, sailing into the Atlantic on a trip she hopes will get her to Madrid in time for another climate conference, and then home for the holidays.