COPENHAGEN — Three Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has turn out to be a outstanding voice in campaigns in opposition to local weather change, for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Freddy Andre Oevstegaard and two different members of the Socialist Left Celebration mentioned they imagine “the huge motion Greta has set in movement is an important peace contribution.”
Thunberg, 16, has inspired college students to skip college to hitch protests demanding sooner motion on local weather change, a motion that has unfold past Sweden to different European nations.
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Oevstegaard advised the VG newspaper Wednesday that “local weather threats are maybe one of the vital essential contributions to struggle and battle.”
Any nationwide lawmaker can nominate anyone for the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee doesn’t publicly touch upon nominations, which for 2019 needed to be submitted by Feb. 1.