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Teen climate activist Thunberg named Time's 'Person of the Year'

16-year-old Swede, the youngest pick ever, credited with igniting youth movement

Time's "Person of the Year" cover for 2019 features Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg.

NEW YORK (Kyodo) -- Time magazine on Wednesday picked 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg as the "Person of the Year," making her the youngest-ever selection for the title.

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