Greta Thunberg was nominated for the Nobel peace prize

The nomination of young activist for environmental protection put forward the Swedish policy Jens Hill and Hakan of Swindling belonging to the Left party of Sweden. According to them, Greta put a lot of effort to draw the attention of world politicians on environmental issues and the climate crisis: why she deserves to be nominated for the Nobel peace prize in 2020.

«Greta Thunberg climate activist. The main reason she deserves the Nobel peace prize is that despite her young age, she worked hard for that policy opened their eyes to the climate crisis.» — written by Jens Holm and Hakan of Swindeling in his letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee. «The climate crisis will generate new conflicts and, ultimately, war. Therefore, actions to reduce our emissions and compliance with the Paris agreement is also an act of peace.»

This is not the first time Greta Thunberg nominate for the award. In 2019, the activist already had a chance to get the Nobel peace prize, but she went to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to resolve the protracted conflict with neighboring Eritrea.

Young Greta Thunberg undoubtedly attracted the world’s attention. On account of 17-year-old activist is already quite achievements, and this fully proves that her voice counts. Greta started her «School strike for the climate» at the Swedish Parliament in August 2018, and since then has inspired and mobilized millions of young people to participate. In 2019, the activist became the youngest «Person of the year» in TIME magazine. In the same year, in her honor was named the tree in Australia. The environmentalists of Tasmania decided to reward the girl for her ongoing work on the well-being of the planet.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee does not comment publicly on the nominations submitted to the award for the year 2020. All applications for the award have already been submitted before 1 February.