How to change the world by organizing a grassroots movement? Youth climate activism in Sweden as a democratic reaction to the crises

This is an ongoing research project, started at the center for childhood and youth studies at Stockholm University in January 2022, involving young people active in Fridays For Future Sweden.

Here are the main questions and the scientific design of this project:

The interviews:

(More interviews are on their way.)

Some preliminary insights about the advantages, rewards, and challenges of building a grassroots movement:

Background material

Press conference, 2022:

The “upprop”/common text, 2022:

Coneference at the Centre for the Studies of Children´s Culture, Stockholm University, September 2022:

Lecture on the crises and the youth perspective from Sept 2020: