- Climate activist Greta Thunberg says children and their needs have not been listened to during the pandemic, just like during the climate crisis.
- In an interview with Swedish Radio, she says the pandemic has shown the world how to deal with a real crisis.
- Thunberg notes that the pandemic has shown that fear rather than hope is the most efficient way of getting people to respond to a crisis.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: 2020 shaping up to be among warmest years on record says WMO, Eye on the Arctic
Russia: Northern climate change will cost country €99 billion says Russia’s Minister of the Arctic, Eye on the Arctic
Sweden: Reducing emissions could create up to 3,000 new jobs in Arctic Sweden says mining group, Eye on the Arctic
United States: Indigenous wildfire knowledge to be key part of new Arctic Council project, Eye on the Arctic