- Recently, demonstrations against climate change had been organised across several cities in Switzerland. The demonstrations were organised by an alliance of green activist groups in Switzerland, including Greenpeace, Swiss Youth for Climate.
- The climate change protests in Switzerland were in part inspired by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Greta Thunberg is a 16-year old school girl who has been protesting against inaction on climate change.
- She is the founder of the Youth Strike for Climate movement under the #FridaysForFuture. She has recently been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2019.
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