27.11.2020

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old environmental activist, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

You may recognise Greta Thunberg from the very viral peaceful protest that she held outside the Swedish Parliament. At just 15 years old, she sat outside every day for three weeks to protest her government’s lack of action towards global warming.

And that’s why we are so damn inspired by the amazing Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old student and environmental activist from Sweden who has just been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

And if she wins, she will become the youngest-ever recipient, following women’s rights and education activist, Malala Yousafzai, who won in 2014 when she was just 17. You go, girl!

This video of how Malala Yousafzai changed the world is so inspiring

Following this, the young activist pledged to stand outside the Swedish Parliament every Friday until action was made – policy changes have not been made, but no one can deny the power of Thundberg’s movement, which has taken off worldwide and inspired children everywhere to fight for their future.

Her campaign, #FridaysforFuture, took to a new height last week as students from across the globe gathered in their cities to march for climate change efforts – spanning across a total of 1,659 places in 105 countries.

Norwegian Parliament representative, Freddy Andrew Ovstehard, stated: “We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change, it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees,” claiming her movement has caused a major contribution to global peace efforts.

The winner of the Nobel Prize will be announced in October 2019 and the formal awards ceremony takes place in Oslo, Norway, in December.

8 Sibling-Owned Beauty Brands That May Inspire You to Start a Business With Your Fam

If you have siblings, you may have shared a few of your wildest dreams with them. Maybe you told them how much you wanted to travel the world or you’ve shared your desire for the perfect partner, but imagine going into business with them in a field that you’re both passionate about.

You could be unstoppable! These eight sibling-owned beauty brands have totally taken advantage of that unique family bond to create incredible products for everyone to enjoy. Some of the brands are more public about having siblings at the helm, like Nudestix, and others have siblings more in behind-the-scenes roles, like Real Techniques. Regardless, these brands have made a huge impact on the beauty industry.

These pairs have all come together to create some of your favorite beauty products, like ColourPop’s Super Shock Shadows and the Huda Beauty New Nudes Eyeshadow Palette. Read on for some of our favorite sibling-owned beauty brands.

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