London | BBC Studios will produce a tv series documentary about the young activist in the Swedish climate Greta Thunberg, announced on Monday the production company is british.
The program will follow the “crusade international” in favour of the ecology of the teenager of 17 years, at the discretion of his meetings with leading scientists and political leaders, but “will trace also his journey into adulthood”.
In addition, the TV series “will share some quiet moments during which she wrote his speeches and impactful, now disseminated and analyzed in the world,” adds BBC Studios.
The teenager’s braids become iconic, which presents a mild form of autism, has been powered spokesman of a generation haunted by the climate crisis since it began to do sit-in in front of the Swedish Parliament in August 2018, with a sign “Strike of the school for the climate”.
She became the face of environmental concerns of young people and less young people, pushing millions of people to engage, and has been invited to speak at the united Nations summit on the climate.
“Climate change is probably the most important issue of our lives,” explained the executive producer of BBC Studios Rob Liddell, “so, it seems fitting to do a series that explores the scientific facts behind this complex subject”.
“To be able to do with Greta is an extraordinary privilege,” said Mr. Liddell, who rejoices at the idea of seeing “from the inside what it is like to be a global icon and one of the most famous faces of the planet”.
The title and the number of episodes have not yet been defined, nor the date of issue of the series.