This year marks 50 years since Earth Day was first organised to highlight major environmental challenges in the world.

Greta Thunberg is a Swedish climate and environmental activist who encourages people to listen to science and inspires young people around the world to rise up for the climate. Johan Rockström is professor of Earth System Science and Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.

Greta Thunberg was at Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm for the conversation and Johan Rockström joined the call from his desk in Potsdam. Gustav Källstrand, Nobel Prize expert at the museum, moderated the conversation that was produced by Nobel Media.

The Nobel Prize Museum has been closed since 20 March due to Covid-19, but we continue to invite to interesting conversations digitally with various experts where the focus is on paying attention to how science makes a difference to peoples’ lives.

Take part of the live conversation via the Nobel Prize’s official channels

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