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Greta Thunberg named Time's Person of the Year

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee and House Select Climate Crisis Committee joint hearing on "Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Climate Crisis" on Capitol Hill in Washington September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee and House Select Climate Crisis Committee joint hearing on "Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Climate Crisis" on Capitol Hill in Washington...more

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee and House Select Climate Crisis Committee joint hearing on "Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Climate Crisis" on Capitol Hill in Washington September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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The Time cover featuring Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year for 2019. TIME via REUTERS

The Time cover featuring Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year for 2019. TIME via REUTERS

The Time cover featuring Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year for 2019. TIME via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg watches as President Donald Trump enters the United Nations to speak with reporters in New York City, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Hofstetter

Greta Thunberg watches as President Donald Trump enters the United Nations to speak with reporters in New York City, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Hofstetter

Greta Thunberg watches as President Donald Trump enters the United Nations to speak with reporters in New York City, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Hofstetter
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Greta Thunberg holds a placard reading "School strike for the climate" during a protest against climate change outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm, November 30, 2018. TT News Agency/Hanna Franzen via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg holds a placard reading "School strike for the climate" during a protest against climate change outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm, November 30, 2018. TT News Agency/Hanna Franzen via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg holds a placard reading "School strike for the climate" during a protest against climate change outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm, November 30, 2018. TT News Agency/Hanna Franzen via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg, seen with Ivy-Fleur Boileau, Virgile Mouquet, Adelaide Charlier and Alicia Arquetoux, French activists from the Youth for Climate movement, attend the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris, France, July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Greta Thunberg, seen with Ivy-Fleur Boileau, Virgile Mouquet, Adelaide Charlier and Alicia Arquetoux, French activists from the Youth for Climate movement, attend the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris, France, July...more

Greta Thunberg, seen with Ivy-Fleur Boileau, Virgile Mouquet, Adelaide Charlier and Alicia Arquetoux, French activists from the Youth for Climate movement, attend the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris, France, July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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Greta Thunberg speaks at the United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Greta Thunberg speaks at the United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Greta Thunberg speaks at the United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Greta Thunberg sails on the Malizia II racing yacht in New York Harbor as she nears the completion of her trans-Atlantic crossing in order to attend a United Nations summit on climate change in New York, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Greta Thunberg sails on the Malizia II racing yacht in New York Harbor as she nears the completion of her trans-Atlantic crossing in order to attend a United Nations summit on climate change in New York, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Greta Thunberg sails on the Malizia II racing yacht in New York Harbor as she nears the completion of her trans-Atlantic crossing in order to attend a United Nations summit on climate change in New York, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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Greta Thunberg takes part in a demonstration as part of the Global Climate Strike in lower Manhattan, New York, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Greta Thunberg takes part in a demonstration as part of the Global Climate Strike in lower Manhattan, New York, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Greta Thunberg takes part in a demonstration as part of the Global Climate Strike in lower Manhattan, New York, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Greta Thunberg meets Pope Francis during the weekly audience at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 17, 2019. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg meets Pope Francis during the weekly audience at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 17, 2019. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg meets Pope Francis during the weekly audience at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 17, 2019. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg cries at the end of her speech to the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Greta Thunberg cries at the end of her speech to the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Greta Thunberg cries at the end of her speech to the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
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Greta Thunberg takes part in a climate strike march in Montreal, Canada September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov

Greta Thunberg takes part in a climate strike march in Montreal, Canada September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov

Greta Thunberg takes part in a climate strike march in Montreal, Canada September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Greta Thunberg before a climate strike march in Montreal, Canada September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Greta Thunberg before a climate strike march in Montreal, Canada September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Greta Thunberg before a climate strike march in Montreal, Canada September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andrej Ivanov
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The audience applauds Greta Thunberg at the conclusion of her remarks at a youth panel in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The audience applauds Greta Thunberg at the conclusion of her remarks at a youth panel in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The audience applauds Greta Thunberg at the conclusion of her remarks at a youth panel in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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Greta Thunberg poses for a selfie with fellow activist Militza Flaco of Panama at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Greta Thunberg poses for a selfie with fellow activist Militza Flaco of Panama at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Greta Thunberg poses for a selfie with fellow activist Militza Flaco of Panama at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A combination of pictures shows European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker greeting Greta Thunberg at a conference in Brussels, Belgium February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A combination of pictures shows European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker greeting Greta Thunberg at a conference in Brussels, Belgium February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A combination of pictures shows European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker greeting Greta Thunberg at a conference in Brussels, Belgium February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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A participant holds a model depicting the Earth on fire in Mumbai, India, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A participant holds a model depicting the Earth on fire in Mumbai, India, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A participant holds a model depicting the Earth on fire in Mumbai, India, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Greta Thunberg attends a news conference during COP25 climate summit in Madrid, Spain, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Greta Thunberg attends a news conference during COP25 climate summit in Madrid, Spain, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Greta Thunberg attends a news conference during COP25 climate summit in Madrid, Spain, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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Greta Thunberg speaks at the High-Level event on Climate Emergency during the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Greta Thunberg speaks at the High-Level event on Climate Emergency during the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Greta Thunberg speaks at the High-Level event on Climate Emergency during the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Greta Thunberg arrives with her father aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Greta Thunberg arrives with her father aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Greta Thunberg arrives with her father aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Environmental activists welcome Greta Thunberg as she arrives aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Environmental activists welcome Greta Thunberg as she arrives aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Environmental activists welcome Greta Thunberg as she arrives aboard the yacht La Vagabonde at Santo Amaro port in Lisbon, Portugal December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Greta Thunberg poses on the La Vagabonde, a 48-foot catamaran, with those offering her a ride across the Atlantic ocean, in Virginia, November 12, 2019. Courtesy of Twitter @GretaThunberg/Social Media via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg poses on the La Vagabonde, a 48-foot catamaran, with those offering her a ride across the Atlantic ocean, in Virginia, November 12, 2019. Courtesy of Twitter @GretaThunberg/Social Media via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg poses on the La Vagabonde, a 48-foot catamaran, with those offering her a ride across the Atlantic ocean, in Virginia, November 12, 2019. Courtesy of Twitter @GretaThunberg/Social Media via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg and her sister Beata Thunberg participate in the "Global Strike For Future" demonstration in central Stockholm, Sweden March 15, 2019. Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency/ via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg and her sister Beata Thunberg participate in the "Global Strike For Future" demonstration in central Stockholm, Sweden March 15, 2019. Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency/ via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg and her sister Beata Thunberg participate in the "Global Strike For Future" demonstration in central Stockholm, Sweden March 15, 2019. Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency/ via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg joins a climate strike march at the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, Canada October 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Greta Thunberg joins a climate strike march at the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, Canada October 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier

Greta Thunberg joins a climate strike march at the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, Canada October 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier
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Greta Thunberg stands next to climbing equipment that hangs from an illegal tree house in the Hambach Forest that is supposed to be chopped down for a nearby open-cast brown coal mine of German utility RWE, west of Cologne, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Greta Thunberg stands next to climbing equipment that hangs from an illegal tree house in the Hambach Forest that is supposed to be chopped down for a nearby open-cast brown coal mine of German utility RWE, west of Cologne, Germany, August 10, 2019....more

Greta Thunberg stands next to climbing equipment that hangs from an illegal tree house in the Hambach Forest that is supposed to be chopped down for a nearby open-cast brown coal mine of German utility RWE, west of Cologne, Germany, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
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Greta Thunberg marches at a climate change rally in Rapid City, South Dakota, October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Greta Thunberg marches at a climate change rally in Rapid City, South Dakota, October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Greta Thunberg marches at a climate change rally in Rapid City, South Dakota, October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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Greta Thunberg is seen on stage as she takes part in a protest in Hamburg, Germany, March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen

Greta Thunberg is seen on stage as she takes part in a protest in Hamburg, Germany, March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen

Greta Thunberg is seen on stage as she takes part in a protest in Hamburg, Germany, March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen
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