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WATCH: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg backs West Cork campaigns

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 9:54am
WATCH: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg backs West Cork campaigns

Saoi O'Connor (left) and Greta Thunberg have become well-known voices in climate activism

Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate activist known for starting the school strike for climate movement that formed in November 2018, has thrown her voice behind local environmental movements the 'Save Our Skibbereen' and 'Bantry Bay - Protect our Native Kelp Forest' campaigns.

The video message from Greta was sent to local activist Saoi O'Connor who has been leading the School Climate Strikes in Ireland.