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the teenager behind the must student walkouts across Europe has won big in her fight against climate change after the E. U. pledge more than one trillion dollars to the calls over the next seven years the promise came off the sixteen year old growth to somebody delivered a damning speech to the European Commission we need to focus every inch of our being on climate change , and all that will remain of our political leaders legacy will be the greatest failure of human history , the commission's president commended Greta after announcing the extra funding the let's now of the dog in the past few years I often believe that young people did not want to take center stage for important events but I'm wrong they do in fact take on the challenge after the meeting she doing more than ten thousand bell do students skipping school to protest against global warming , is the seventh week of the school's strike for climate change movement that seeing tens of thousands of students across Europe staging walk out there demanding stronger action ahead of you in conference next year , when countries need to present new plans for more ambitious greenhouse gas emissions cuts