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Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg meets Prince Charles for first time

The Prince of Wales and Greta Thunberg have made each other’s acquaintance for the first time at Davos 2020. On Wednesday 22 January, Prince Charles delivered a keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to launch the Sustainable Market Council. Following his speech, the royal was introduced to environmental campaigner Thunberg, marking the…

Carney sides with Greta Thunberg against Trump over climate

Bank of England governor backs environmental activist’s stance on global heating Carney says public opinion has shifted on the climate crisis, while the finance sector is now more generally aware of the risks and opportunities involved. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Mark Carney has provided backing for Greta Thunberg in her clash with Donald…

Donald Trump takes veiled swipe at environmental ‘alarmists’ in Davos as Greta Thunberg looks on

President Donald Trump launched a veiled attack on environmental “alarmists” in a speech to business and political leaders in Davos, taking a swipe at the World Economic Forum’s key focus this year.Speaking at the Swiss resort town on Tuesday, Trump invoked those who predicted an “overpopulation crisis” and the end of oil, saying: “These alarmists…