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it all began last August when Swedish activist was just fifteen as she began skipping Friday lessons to strike outside Stockholm's parliament , since then many have taken a cue , from Germany to the U. K. to Australia or calling for more action to tackle climate change , I'd I don't think I have started a movement I just think that I dated an action in a time where more more people are starting to become more aware of the situation we are in and then kind of show people a message you can use to make your voice heard about this it's a movement that's already seeing results last month some one eight European Union pledged to spend billions combating climate change over the next decade , I is this takes up a big part of my life now I have said that I I will continue to strike every Friday on to this meeting is in line with the Paris agreement , I mean that may take a couple of years now I will just have to try to be patient , youth organizations according for an unprecedented strike this week in which students from around forty countries are expected to participate