She has energised the climate debate, mobilised teenagers around the globe into peaceful protest and shamed those who fail to heed her call to arms. All the while, Greta Thunberg has retained the charm of a humble Swedish schoolgirl, even when exchanging barbs with world leaders such as President Trump on social media. It is no surprise, then, that every green group wants its own Greta. British groups are finding theirs in the shape of four young women who are passionate, eloquent and determined to effect change. Elizabeth Fiennes, Bella Ramsey, Elsie Luna and Bella Lack echo their heroine in many ways, giving electrifying speeches and upstaging their elders.
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