Daily Archives: September 22, 2019

The 16 Year Old Calling Out Global Leaders on Climate Change – Greta Thunberg


Published on May 24, 2019

Upon realizing her generation won’t have a future unless the world’s politicians act now on climate change, then 15-year-old Greta Thunberg skipped school in August 2018 to protest outside the Swedish parliament. What started as a one person strike soon gained global momentum.

In ‘Make The World Greta Again’, we follow Greta and the organizers of the school strikes for climate as they are cementing a worldwide movement ahead of their first global protest that took place on March 15th, 2019.

It was the biggest climate strike in history with up to 1.6 million students in more than 125 countries.

Explained: The rise of Greta Thunberg

Sky News

Published on Sep 20, 2019

How did a 15-year-old protesting outside the Swedish parliament build a global movement in under a year? Greta Thunberg is a phenomenon who has transformed the way the world looks at environmental protests. She has inspired the #ClimateStrike, one of the largest climate protests in history, with millions taking to the streets in 139 countries. We track her rise to fame and explore why her climate strikes have been so successful. Read more of our climate change coverage here: https://news.sky.com/climate

Climate protestors on why they march

CGTN America

Sep 21, 2019

See why thousands of people marched in Friday’s climate march. Hear the voices from the Los Angeles climate protest.

Scott Dowell discusses pandemic virus concerns

CGTN America

Published on Sep 21, 2019

CGTN’s Elaine Reyes spoke with Scott Dowell, the head of Vaccine Surveillance at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, about pandemic viruses.

Wanna be rich? Build roads first! #HowChinaCan

Published on Sep 22, 2019
Wanna be rich? Build roads first! The total length of rural roads in China has increased nearly 6-fold over the past 40 years. In the 7th episode of our explainer series, we explore #HowChinaCan put every village on the right track #NewChina70Years xhne.ws/fDoJX