Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been featured on the cover of the fashion magazine Vogue. The18-year-old often hailed a voice of a generation for her activism on climate change, appeared on Scanadinavia's inaugural issue of the fashion magazine.
Photographed by artist duo Iris and Mattias Alexandrov Klum, Thunberg, on the cover is seen wearing a simple printed dress and a pastel brown trench coat against the backdrop of a forest and is seen caressing a horse.
The activist, who hasn't hesitated from speaking up regarding climate change concerns has previously graced the covers of 'Time', 'Vogue Britain', 'GQ Britain' and 'Teen Vogue Britain' to name a few.
Thunberg posted an image of her on the cover and took a swipe at fast fashion on her Instagram account. “The fashion industry is a huge contributor to the climate-and ecological emergency, not to mention its impact on the countless workers and communities who are being exploited around the world in order for some to enjoy fast fashion that many treat as disposables.
Many are making it look as if the fashion industry are starting to take responsibility, by spending fantasy amounts on campaigns where they portray themselves as ”sustainable”, ”ethical”, ”green”, ”climate neutral” and ”fair”. But let’s be clear: This is almost never anything but pure green washing,” she wrote.
Thunberg shot to the limelight at age 15, when she skipped school on Friday and encouraged classmates to do so and protested outside the Swedish parliament in 2018, holding a sign saying 'School Strike for Climate'.
The youngster has often been criticised-- more recently after she showed support for farmer protests in India and in September 2019, former US President Donald Trump retweeted a video in which Thunberg was talking about the severity of the climate change crisis saying she seemed like a “very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future.”