Swedish teens in action

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By Alan Devall. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the rally to listen to the Swedish activist. In recent weeks, millions poured onto streets around the globe in protests and Thunberg addressed the United Nations on the issue last month. Activists at the rally renewed calls for the University of Iowa to cease operations of its coal-burning plant. Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton said pressure from the young activists had been instrumental in speeding up efforts toward a local action plan to tackle climate change.

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Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg appeared before a U. Congressional committee Wednesday, urging law makers to "listen to the science" and take action on global climate change. The year-old Thunberg has been in Washington since last week when she joined U. She submitted a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in lieu of her testimony, and told the lawmakers to "follow the science:". It's just something that everyone should do. This is not political opinions, political views or my opinions, this is, this is the science, so yeah," she said.

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