"Stefan Löfven praises skolstrejkande young people the world over – but stresses that there is compulsory school attendance in Sweden. "
"– We should be very hard to meet their expectations, " he says. "
"Around the entire world strike students for a better climate. Prime minister Stefan Löfven think it is good that it has taken initiatives to highlight the climate issue. "
" I want to have a popular movement for klimatomställningen. And where are we going with all the initiatives. We have a variety of different projects ongoing around in our country, for example, solar cells, biogas plants and charging stations, " he says. "
"at the same time underlines the Löfven that there is compulsory school attendance in Sweden. "
"– And as prime minister I can not say anything other than that you should go to school. But it can be arranged so that it works...to stand up for klimatomställningen I think is very good."
"Respect the Gretas message"
"Greta Thunberg,16, who inspired to the world the strikes, has reiterated its message to policymakers and politicians do too little to curb global warming. "
"– I respect that. We should leave a world to them and they still have more life ahead of him. They want to see that happen, so that they can feel safe. That is why we should be on and work very hard to meet their expectations, " says Löfven. "
"the Deputy prime minister and klimatminister Isabella Lövin (MP) says that she understands young people's frustration and concern. "
" We have a very serious position for our planet. We adults must listen to their message, " she says. "
"the Time to ask if our societies are running out, says Lövin. Therefore, we must do more to remove the dependence of fossil fuels. "
"– It is the adults responsibility, not the children's. But I am glad that the young people raise their voice, they have every right to, it is their future."
"Warn the students to strike."
"In other parts of the world have skolstrejkerna encountered more resistance. The british prime minister, Theresa May, says that it is positive that young people engage politically, but that it is wrong of them to do it during school hours. It increases the teachers 'workload and is a waste of klassrumstid that the teachers have planned," she said in a statement in February, according to Sky News. "
"An australian education minister, Rob Stokes, has warned students to take part in the strikes on 15 march. "
"Greta Thunberg said to him on Twitter with the words:"
"”Ok. We hear you. And we don't care. Your statement belongs in a museum” (Ok, we hear you and we don't care. Your statement belongs in a museum). "