Greta Thunberg is Time's 2019 Person of the Year
Greta Thunberg. Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images
Context: Thunberg has received international attention and praise for her work to raise awareness on climate change — symbolizing a generational movement against the issue. She inspired millions of students to go on strike earlier this year, demanding governments take action against pollution.
What they're saying:
"Thunberg stands on the shoulders—and at the side—of hundreds of thousands of others who’ve been blockading the streets and settling the science, many of them since before she was born."— Edward Felsenthal, Time Magazine editor-in-chief