Greta Thunberg became well-known after she went climate striking one Friday in 2018. Thanks to digital media, she has become the catalyst for a global movement that inspired teenagers across the world to start climate striking.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has actively adopted Twitter in advocating for a liveable future. This paper investigates how Twitter's affordances enable her to join users in both her personal narrative and the global climate conversation.
This article dicusses the ways in which Greta Thunberg has been represented on social media, focusing on the way in which she has been discredited as the face of the largest environmental youth protest in history.
Through their online and offline activities, Greta Thunberg and the #climatestrike youth are successful in steering the discussion around climate change away from mere individualised solutions towards questions of systemic injustice.