A Girl who is only 14 years old from India, speaking at the COP 26 in Glasgow, told the world that this generation is angry at politicians and world leaders for not taking the problems of earth and climate seriously.
We even feared to speak in front of the class at the age of 14 years, and this child is speaking so powerfully and wonderfully in front of the two strongest people of the world.
The Level of Confidence and the beauty of Communication skills which she at the age of 14 years had is commendable. Vinisha Umashankar was invited by Prince William to speak at a meeting discussing clean technology and innovation at the climate conference.
She is not an ordinary girl , she had already shown her excellence before .One of the finalists of the Earthshot Prize, dubbed the “Eco Oscars”, Vinisha Umashankar. This is her biggest achievement.
Today I ask, with all due respect, that we stop talking and start doing. We, The Earthshot Prize Winners and Finalists, need you to back our innovations, projects and solutions, not an economy built on fossil fuels, smoke and pollution.
We need to stop thinking about old debates because we need a new vision for a new future. So you need to invest your time, money and effort in us to shape our future!” the girl from Tamil Nadu told the world leaders.
“On behalf of The Earthshot Prize Winners and Finalists, I invite you to join us. I invite you to stand with us. We hope that you will give up the old ways of thinking and the old habits. But let me be clear we! When we invite you to join us, we will lead even if you don’t. We will act even if you delay. And we’ll build the future, even if you are still stuck in the past. But please accept my invite and I assure you, you will not regret it,” she said.
Many of my generation are angry and frustrated at leaders who’ve made empty promises and failed to deliver. And we have every reason to be angry. But I’ve no time for anger. I want to act. I’m not just a girl from India. I’m a girl from Earth and I’m proud to be so. I’m also a student, innovator, environmentalist and entrepreneur but most importantly, I’m an optimist,” these were the brilliant words used by her.
It is being said that she was the best part of that event . We wish the intelligent mind of the 14 years old girl with a wonderful future.