Category: Environmentalism

Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is a teenage girl from Sweden.  Since the age of 8 she has been concerned about climate change.  In September 2018 she launched a 3-week long strike from school to protest government inaction on climate change in front of the Swedish Parliament.  Her sign said, “School Strike for the Climate.”  Greta spoke about… Read more »

Lance Muteyo

Meet Lance Muteyo, a young Zimbabwean peacemaker who finds creative implementations of conflict resolution and various types of activism.

Wangari Muta Maathai (1940–2011)

Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan environmental and women’s rights activist whose leadership played a major role in ending the dictatorship of Daniel Arap Moi.

John Muir

ReadTheSpirit Editor David Crumm profiles John Muir in the Interfaith Peacemakers series and also recommends Kathryn Lasky’s book in Candlewick Biographies.

Daniel Hunter

Daniel Hunter is a peace trainer & activist who often mingles humor with direct action. He also wrote a book about his campaign against casinos in Philadelphia.