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Greta Thunberg spoke zero words to anyone outside her family for 3 years before becoming the face of the youth climate movement, a new film reveals

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the 'Friday Strike For Climate' on March 6, 2020, in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Monasse/Getty Images Greta Thunberg, a teenage activist from Sweden, is the face of the youth climate movement. A new documentary reveals that Thunberg didn't speak to anyone outside her family for three years before her rise to the world stage. Since 2018, Thunberg has addressed the United Nations, US Congress, and UK Parliament, and met with countless po...
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Hearing Greta’s Message

Last year, the climate movement found new vigor in a young Swede named Greta Thunberg. She began a solo strike and quickly caught global media attention for her sharp tongue and truth telling. Too often, however, her words have fallen on deaf ears as politicians continue to ignore the climate crisis. In one of her…Read more...
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Greta Thunberg: 'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist says as Davos nears

“To the world leaders and those in power, I would like to say that you have not seen anything yet. You have not seen the last of us, we can assure you that. And that is the message that we will bring to the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.” In the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and was joined by an estimated 10,000 others for a protest march, before many of them travel to Davos for next week's annual gathering of political and business elites. Their g...
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Is Tinsel Canceled?

The polar ice caps are melting before our eyes. Artificial snow will not be de rigueur this year.Even as whales starve because of the plastic they have consumed and landfills swell beyond all reason, one age-old holiday tradition that has been hard to shake is the habit of excess.Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, Americans produce a colossal amount of waste, throwing out, by some estimates, 25% more stuff than they usually do -- over 1 million extra tons of garbage each week. Food was...
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Greta Thunberg Is Taking a Holiday Break. 'You Need to Take Rest.'

LONDON -- Greta Thunberg says she needs a break.The seemingly tireless 16-year-old climate activist -- who has sailed across the Atlantic twice as she has become the most prominent face in the movement to fight global warming, and lectured the world's leaders that they were not doing enough to address the problem -- recently told reporters in Spain:"I will be home for Christmas and then I will take a holiday break because you need to take rest. Otherwise you cannot do this all the time."The ...
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Climate change: The girl inspired by Greta to help the planet

Anwen Whitehead is getting her family to make small changes, inspired by campaigner Greta Thunberg.
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'Not here for selfies', activist Greta tells political world

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg rebuked the ruling classes Friday at a demonstration in Italy, insisting youths fighting for climate justice were not fodder for self-complacent selfies. "In the last six months, millions of school children, not least in Italy, have been school striking for the climate. There is no political change whatsoever in sight," Thunberg said.
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Teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg meets Pope Francis ahead of protest

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg met the pope in Rome Wednesday ahead of a youth rally against climate change this week. "The Holy Father thanked and encouraged Greta Thunberg for her commitment in defense of the environment, and in turn Greta, who had requested the meeting, thanked the Holy Father for his great commitment in defense of creation," the director of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, told reporters about the meeting Wednesday morning in the Vatican. The ...
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Pope encourages Swedish campaigner Greta on environment

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday to continue her campaign to fight climate change, during a brief meeting at the end of his weekly general audience.
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Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday. "We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees," Norwegian Socialist Left MP Freddy Andre Ovstegard told AFP. "Greta Thunberg has launched a mass movement which I see as a major contribution to peace," he added.
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Norway MPs want Nobel for student climate campaigner Greta

Oslo (AFP) - Greta Thunberg, the Swedish school girl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.
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Swedish student Greta's climate 'school strike' goes global

The then 15-year-old Thunberg began riding her bicycle to parliament last August, taking up a place on the cobblestones in front of Stockholm's Parliament House with her "school strike for climate" hand-painted sign. It not only makes people aware, and makes people talk about it more, but also to show the people in power that this is the most important thing there is," Thunberg told Reuters in an interview. Thunberg has almost 250,000 followers on Twitter where her movement carries the hashtag...
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Swedish teen climate activist rallies German students

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joined thousands of students in Hamburg Friday, urging them to stay angry and fight for change. "For way too long the politicians and the people in power have gotten away with not doing anything to fight the climate crisis," she said. Other placards paid tribute to the Swedish teenager with slogans like "Make the world Greta again" and "Team Greta", adorned with a drawing of her trademark br...
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