Time Person of the Year: Greta Thunberg

K. Zinger

It’s that time of the year again, where everyone gathers their votes and tries to decide who changed the world most profoundly this year. Who will it be? Who showed immense compassion, or helped the most people? Time decided that Greta Thunberg best fit this role.

Greta Thunberg is an activist for climate change, she has gone to countless cities and states giving speeches about how it’s time for a change. This 16 year old changes the minds of millions through this. 

Time decided the young activist through a poll on their website, where people from all over the world voted on who they thought would be worthy for this position. There is a lot of controversy on who was ‘actually’ the most important person, you can find these various debates on social media and other communication platforms. 

 Want to know more about Greta Thunberg? You can read more about her and her recent trip to North Carolina here.