Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from U.S. finance chief  | CBC News
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Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from U.S. finance chief | CBC News

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where tensions have been high between environmental advocates and U.S. officials lobbying for economic growth. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre, is pictured during a ‘Fridays for Future’ demo on the final day of the 50th annual meeting of the World…

Thunberg and Attenborough join forces
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Thunberg and Attenborough join forces

Dec 30, 2019 — 11.17pmBarcelona |  Two titan climate campaigners, Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough, joined forces on Monday to push politicians and businesses to step up action on climate change after a year in which schoolchildren took to the world’s streets in protest.Swedish teen activist Thunberg, who turns 17 this week, said 2019 had…

Greta Thunberg Blasts ‘Creative PR’ in Her Climate Speech
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Greta Thunberg Blasts ‘Creative PR’ in Her Climate Speech

This story originally appeared on HuffPost and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.At a high-level event Wednesday at the United Nations climate summit, Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg slammed world leaders for “misleading” the public with insufficient emission-reduction pledges and dove into the growing science that shows governments must act quickly to prevent…

Greta Thunberg Turns Down Environmental Prize and Demands Climate Action Instead
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Greta Thunberg Turns Down Environmental Prize and Demands Climate Action Instead

Greta Thunberg doesn’t need your fancy awards. The Swedish teen climate activist needs you to, you know, actually do something. That was Thunberg’s message Tuesday when she declined an environmental prize from the Nordic Council, an inter-parliamentary body composed of representatives from Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, and Sweden. Until the nations started doing what science…