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The winner of 2019's Nobel Peace Prize has just been announced

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Just over a year ago, no one outside of Sweden had even heard of Greta Thunberg. The teenager has been skipping school every Friday for the last year to strike outside the Swedish Parliament building and demand that the government do more to combat climate change.  

In September, she inspired 4.5 million people to take to the streets and join in on her strike, demanding change. She then went on to speak to world leaders during the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, saying in part: