Isabelle Axelsson

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Isabelle Axelsson
Born (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 20)
Stockholm, Sweden
OccupationClimate activist
MovementFridays for Future

Isabelle Axelsson (born 14 January 2001)[1] is a Swedish climate activist from Stockholm.[2][3]

Axelsson has been an activist and an organiser of Fridays for Future Sweden since December 2018.[4][5] In late January 2020, she attended the World Economic Forum in Davos along with other climate activists, namely Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, and Vanessa Nakate.[6][7]

She was the contributor to a book titled "Gemeinsam für die Zukunft – Fridays For Future und Scientists For Future: Vom Stockholmer Schulstreik zur weltweiten Klimabewegung". In the book, she contributed with details from within Fridays for Future, to give the reader a perspective from someone within Fridays for Future.[8]

Axelsson has autism.[9]


  1. ^ "Young climate activist fears words not action at Davos". Reuters. 24 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Isabelle Axelsson och Sophia Axelsson talar för Greta Thunberg | Nordisk Samarbejde". (in Swedish). Nordic Council. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  3. ^ Cotton, Johnny (24 January 2020). "Young climate activist fears words not action at Davos". Reuters. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  4. ^ Rydberg, Jenny (23 May 2019). "Klimatstrejk i över hundra länder". (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  5. ^ Annebäck, Karin (20 August 2019). "Klimatfrågan har inte tagits på allvar". ETC (in Swedish). Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  6. ^ Walker, Darren (27 January 2020). "Charity won't fix inequality. Only structural change will". The Guardian. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  7. ^ Dahir, Ikran (24 January 2020). "A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos". BuzzFeed News. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  8. ^ transcript. "Axelsson, Isabelle". transcript Verlag (in German). Retrieved 2021-02-11.
  9. ^ "Girl power goes green: Teens strike for action on climate change". NBC News. Retrieved 16 April 2021.

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