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Greta Thunberg Goes Back To School After A Year Of Climate Activism

2 Mins Read Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate activist who spearheaded the Fridays for Future global student climate strikes, has returned to school after her “gap year” of campaigning. Over the past year, the 17-year-old has been the face of the youth climate movement and travelled the world by boat to spread the message on the climate emergency.  […]

Greta Thunberg: EU Covid-19 Recovery Fund Ignores Climate Emergency

3 Mins Read Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has slammed EU politicians for failing to acknowledge the severity of the climate crisis. After the EU sealed a historic €750 billion (US$870 billion) coronavirus recovery deal, Thunberg criticised leaders for not putting sustainability and climate policies at the heart of the package.  In the early hours of Tuesday […]

Young Activists Start 8-Week Digital Campaign To Fight Climate Injustices Against Indigenous Communities

3 Mins Read Fridays For Future Digital, the online student climate strike movement spurred on by the coronavirus pandemic, are launching a new 8-week-long digital campaign to raise awareness about how the climate emergency disproportionately impacts indigenous communities and environmental defenders. The campaign will be hosted alongside fellow environmental activist groups Polluters Out and Extinction Rebellion, with each […]

Greta Thunberg Features In New Pearl Jam Music Video With Climate Message

2 Mins Read Iconic American rock band Pearl Jam has enlisted Greta Thunberg, the famous teenage climate activist, to warn viewers about the climate emergency in the band’s latest music video for their new track “Retrograde”. This is not the first time Pearl Jam has sent environmental messages through their music videos, and comes as more musicians decide […]

15 Things You Need To Know About Climate Hero Lance Lau

4 Mins Read As the climate crisis escalates, young activists are rising up all over the world to demand action against the planet’s most urgent threat. In Hong Kong, 10-year-old Lance Lau has dedicated his every effort to fight to save the planet and has inspired many more to join in and take climate action. When we first […]

#IWD2020: Lance Lau’s Top 5 Female Role Models

3 Mins Read It’s probably no surprise to anyone at this point that here at Green Queen, we’re big fans of Hong Kong’s eco-hero and young climate activist Lance Lau. Being a solo striker of the #FridaysForFuture movement every week, Lance has since made headlines in Hong Kong for his dedication to help save our planet – and […]

“I’ve Lost Friends”: The Young Climate Strikers Forced To Go It Alone

4 Mins Read By: Jessica Murray Activism can be lonely in rural areas, but social media lets lone children’s voices be amplified. In a remote village in north Norfolk, nine-year-old Amelia Bradbury has been standing alone outside her school gates every Friday for months. Like hundreds of thousands of young people across the world, she is following Greta Thunberg’s […]

OPINION: Are The Kardashians Destroying The Planet?

6 Mins Read No, I’m not just talking about how the famous Kardashians are fuelling social media superficiality and glorifying the culture of toxic diet pills and negative body image. Whether you agree with their social actions and self-aggrandising fame or not, from just a purely environmental perspective, the Kardashian-Jenner sisters wreak havoc on the our planet. It […]

Greta To Davos World Leaders: “Our House Is Still On Fire”

5 Mins Read 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed world government and business leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, slamming them for continued inaction on the climate crisis that is leading to apocalyptic scenes on our planet. In the speech, Thunberg says it loud and clear that “our house is still on […]

INTERVIEW: ‘We Are All Greta’ Author Valentina Giannella “We Are Making The Worst Use Of The Earth”

8 Mins Read We had the fantastic opportunity to sit down with children’s book author Valentina Giannella, who recently penned We Are All Greta. First published in Italian last April, it has since been translated into 13 languages, with the translated English edition now available all over the world. Filled with digestible, data-backed facts, the book answers all […]

The 10 Most Inspiring Stories We Reported On This Year

4 Mins Read 2019 was no doubt full of seemingly hopeless, depressing, eco-anxiety inducing news. But it’s important that we recap on the progress that we have made this year. Here are 10 of the most inspiring stories that Green Queen reported on this year – read on to stay positive and motivated to make the world a […]

Greta Thunberg Named PETA’s Youth Role Model Of 2019

2 Mins Read Greta Thunberg, the famous teenage climate activist and inspiration for the global #FridaysForFuture strikes, has just been named the Youth Role Model of the Year by PETA. As the face of the global climate movement, Greta Thunberg has followed through her words with actions in her daily life, from avoiding air travel to adopting a […]

Major Increase In Carbon Offsetting Thanks To “Greta Thunberg Effect”

4 Mins Read Due to the growing attention about our current climate emergency – much of it inspired by the iconic 16-year old Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg – we are now seeing a huge increase in carbon offsetting. The “Greta Thunberg Effect” had previously been at work to drive increased sales of environmental children’s books, and […]