Greta Thunberg Announces 'Talks for the Future' Online for Coronavirus; start this Friday


One of his first guests will be the leader of the WHO climate change and health team, Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum.

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PHOTO: Greta Thunberg starts her talks online through COVID – 19 . (Twitter @ GretaThunberg)

Greta Thunberg, the young Swedish activist, was happy to announce that on Friday she launches # TalksForFuture! ”(Talks for the future), so he asked his followers for the groups of Fridays for Future ( Friday for the future) in the world join them, as part of the movement of climate strikes, which are now taking place online because of the COVID – 19.

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For their part, the organizers of Fridays For Future and Climate Strike Online , released through from social networks that “starting this Friday (27 in March), the movement will organize webinars and weekly discussions with scientists, journalists and activists, as well as with high-level international experts. ”

This can be seen as an addition to the Climate Strike Online campaign, recently launched due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID – 19) worldwide, which forced the cancellation of on-site demonstrations and rallies in various cities.

The first webinar will take place this Friday 27 in March, at 14: 00 hours GMT (08: 00 hours, Mexico City time); It will be broadcast live through the YouTube, Twitter and Facebook platforms, and will then be uploaded to YouTube, where it can be viewed at any time.

This week's guests, in the first program, will be the journalist and activist Naomi Klein, as well as the leader of the climate change and health team of the Organization World Health , Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum.

The webinar will be moderated by climate activists Ariadne Papatheodorou from Greece and 16 years old, and Greta Thunberg, from Sweden, with 17 year old.

Papatheororou states that “despite the fact that we have been drawing attention to the climate crisis in our weekly strikes for more than a year, education on the causes and solutions of the climate crisis is still insufficient, so We are taking this teaching into our hands with the #TalksForFuture project, so that even in these weeks when we are inundated with news about the coronavirus, we do not forget the climate crisis. ”

With information from Notimex.