Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time Person of the Year 2019

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New York - Her UN speech earlier this year went viral, putting her in the spotlight.


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Published: Wed 11 Dec 2019, 4:21 PM

Last updated: Wed 11 Dec 2019, 6:26 PM

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was chosen as Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year, the magazine announced Wednesday.

The 16-year-old has found herself in the role of spokesperson for a generation haunted by climate emergency since her solo strike against global warming outside Sweden's parliament last year.

The magazine cover has a picture of Thunberg with the subtitle "The Power of Youth."

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