Being a teenager sucks. It sucks even more when the world is literally on fire. But today's youth aren't sitting by and watching it happen. One in four has already taken action in the form of a school walk-out, protest, or by reaching out to a government official, according to the poll. Compared to adults who took the same survey, teens also feel more guilty about climate change than their adult counterpoints.
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Halting or slowing down these changes requires that people stop putting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere in high amounts. The problem is too large for any one person to fix. But what if you could? What if you suddenly had the power to do one thing to stop climate change?
Young people are rising up. The past two weeks have been a testament to the youth revolution. So it comes as no surprise that grown-up, real-life adults are trolling students from the Florida school shooting on Twitter.
Here are five inspirational people who've had a massive impact on the world in their teen years. Made it to London! In , she came up with the idea for the school strike movement after staging her first, solitary, protest in August on the steps of the Swedish parliament in Stockholm. Since then, more than one million students have joined her by walking out of their classrooms to protest against climate change inaction. We have to make our voices heard.