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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...
Tags: Europe, New York, Science, Movies, News, Sweden, Entertainment, Climate Change, Documentary, Environment, US, Barack Obama, Trends, House Of Representatives, United Nations, European Commission

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...
Tags: Science, Greta, The Kids Are Alright, Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike, Earther Goes To The Movies

United We Are Unstoppable Shows There's More to the Youth Movement Than Greta Thunberg

In two years, Greta Thunberg went from anonymous teenager to international spokesperson for the youth climate movement. To be clear, Thunberg’s role as global phenom is an unwanted one, and she’s often used her platform to young adults fighting for a habitable planet. Yet the world remains fixated on…Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, The Kids Are Alright, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike

COVID-19 is preventing offline environmental activism — but it’s thriving online

The environmental movement’s past recently collided with its future. April 22 marked the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, a milestone for environmentalism. A few days later, a global school strike was organized by Fridays for Future, the international coalition of young people inspired by Greta Thunberg’s protests against climate change. But after months of careful planning, both occasions were upended by the COVID-19 pandemic – and went online instead. So when social distancing measures...
Tags: Startups, Science, Tech, World, Syndication, Greta Thunberg

Coronavirus news: India announces 21-day lockdown as global confirmed cases top 400,000

WHO says US could be next virus hotspot; EU urged to evacuate Greek refugee camps; Greta Thunberg says she believes she had Covid-19 6.24pm GMT At a time when good news appears to be thin on the ground, here is video of applause ringing out at the emergency field hospital at the Ifema exhibition centre in Madrid when nurses said farewell to the first coronavirus patient to be given the all-clear at the facility. The temporary healthcare facility, which is still under construction, will be ab...
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Climate change: Will planting millions of trees really save the planet?

From Greta Thunberg to oil firms, people are pushing for more trees to be planted - but why?
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Greta Thunberg's climate strikes are moving online, due to coronavirus

It's no longer safe for groups of people to gather in public places.
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Greta Thunberg Urges World to 'Unite Behind the Experts' as Youth Climate Strikes Move Online

For the last two weeks, youth climate organizers in New York have been discussing how climate striking may change now that the novel coronavirus had reached the state. These conversations have been happening elsewhere, too, including in Spain and Belgium. And now Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teen activist that …Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Activism, Youth, Spain, Belgium, Greta Thunberg, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Digital Strikes

'They are starting to get more and more desperate': Greta Thunberg responds to a Canadian oil company accused of creating a vulgar cartoon depicting her in a non-consensual sex act

X-Site Energy Services has denied creating the vulgar sticker that shows 17-year-old Thunberg engaged in a non-consensual sexual act.
Tags: Science, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg, Site Energy Services

Oil and Gas Goons Use Sexual Abuse Image to Mock Teen Activist Greta Thunberg

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has been the target of climate denying trolls before, but the latest example is too far even by already horrifying standards.Read more...
Tags: Science, Oil And Gas, Disgusting, Greta Thunberg, X Site Energy Services

A conservative group with a history of climate change denial has hired a German YouTuber to challenge Greta Thunberg's 'climate crisis'

German YouTuber Naomi Seibt is on a crusade against Greta Thunberg's climate activism, which she rejects as a "dystopian agenda of climate alarmism."
Tags: Science, Greta Thunberg, YouTuber Naomi Seibt

Climate Deniers Are Out of Ideas

Folks, the Washington Post had itself a Sunday night. The paper inexplicably published a puff piece on the “anti-Greta,” a German teen peddling soft climate denial who’s being supported by a group of old white guys at the Heartland Institute. Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Climate Denial, Heartland Institute, Desperation, Climate Crisis, Greta Thunberg, There Is No Anti Greta, Heartland Institute Read

Cute new snail named after Greta Thunberg

The Swedish activist is 'delighted' that the new-to-science species will bear her name.
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Citizen scientists discover a new snail, name it after Greta Thunberg

Participants in a citizen-science expedition in the Ulu Temburong National Park in Brunei, Borneo, named a new snail species after climate activist Greta Thunberg. The new snail is threatened by climate change and could go extinct if its habitat becomes drier. The research paper is published in the open-access, peer-reviewed Biodiversity Data Journal.
Tags: Science, Ulu Temburong National Park, Greta Thunberg, Brunei Borneo

Trolls Force Artist to Cancel a Planned Greta Thunberg Mural in North Dakota

Drama is afoot in the capital of North Dakota. The state is the site of both the famous Standing Rock protests of 2016 and some of the country’s greatest crude oil reserves. And it was going to be home to one amazing mural of 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Bismarck, North Dakota until a whole bunch of…Read more...
Tags: Art, Photography, Science, North Dakota, Bismarck North Dakota, Greta Thunberg, Greta The Great

YouTuber Gives Fake Award to Far Right Activist Who Calls Greta Thunberg an 'Autistic Fucking Wench'

YouTuber Josh Pieters has revealed that he pranked far right British commentator Katie Hopkins by flying her to Prague and presenting her with a fake award. Hopkins, who is frequently retweeted by President Trump and was recently suspended on Twitter, was awarded with the Campaign to Unify the Nation Trophy,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Prague, South Africa, Hate Speech, Free Speech, Hate, Katie Hopkins, Hopkins, Trump, Youtubers, Greta Thunberg, Josh Pieters, Cape Town Collective For The Freedom Of Speech, YouTuber Josh Pieters

The Climate Crisis Is About Right and Wrong

The World Economic Forum’s annual Davos gathering gives world leaders and rich people the chance to talk about their worst ideas and beliefs. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin really took the cake this year.Read more...
Tags: Science, Davos, Treasury, Morality, Rich People, World Economic Forum, Steven Mnuchin, Greta Thunberg

Doomsday Clocks, Particle Physics Quandaries, and a Talking Mummy: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Give yourself a pat on the back, folks, because we’ve almost made it through the first month of 2020. For those of you still grinding hard at your New Year’s resolutions, congratulations! As for those of you who’ve already flung yourself hurdling off the wagon, you’re still just as valid and lovely and tomorrow’s…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Science, Video Games, Tinder, Fda, Coke, Nancy Drew, Doomsday Clock, Best of the week, Best Of Gizmodo, Tiktok, Greta Thunberg, Best Gizmodo Stories

Coronavirus outbreak: four tested in Scotland after arriving from Wuhan - live news

Possible cases in Scotland come as World Health Organisation committee meets for second dayFour people ‘being tested for virus’ in Scotland What is the Wuhan coronavirus and how worried should we be?Tell us: have you been affected? 4.28pm GMT The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its advice for Britons planning to travel to China, warning against “all but essential travel to Wuhan.”The FCO’s advice, updated yesterday and still current, says: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO...
Tags: Science, Scotland, China, US, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, World Health Organisation, Public Health England, Wuhan, Fco, World Economic Forum, Wellcome Trust, Commonwealth Office, Commonwealth Office FCO, Graeme Wearden

Greta Thunberg's Message to Capitalists: 'Act as if You Loved Your Children'

Greta Thunberg is over it. The 17-year-old Swedish climate activist spoke at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday where she told all the business leaders, bankers, and politicians in the audience that they need to get their shit together if we are to survive the climate crisis.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youth, Davos, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland, World Economic Forum WEF, Climate Crisis, Greta Thunberg, We Love You Greta

Davos: 'Forget about net zero, we need real zero' - Greta Thunberg

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' with Thunberg in audience

The US president attacks activists at the World Economic Forum, which Greta Thunberg is attending.
Tags: Science, US, Trump, World Economic Forum, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg

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...
Tags: Post, Business, Politics, Science, News, Climate Change, Environment, Climate, World news, Davos, Lausanne, Reuters, World Economic Forum, Klosters, Greta, Cecile Mantovani

Scientists Have Been Talking About Climate Change for More Than a Century. Here’s Why It Took So Long for the World to Listen

This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. A version of the article below was originally published at HNN. The girl got up to speak before a crowd of global leaders. “Coming here today, I have no hidden agenda. I am fighting for my future. Losing my future is not like losing an election or a few points on the stock market. I am here to speak for all generations to come.” She continued: “I have...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Sweden, Washington, Environment, Western, Uncategorized, America, Ipcc, Reagan, Nasa, Earth, Nato, New York Times, John F Kennedy

Jane Fonda Saved Her Best DC Fire Drill Friday for Last

WASHINGTON, DC—Fire Drill Fridays have been a fixture in Washington since mid-October when Jane Fonda began a weekly climate strike in the nation’s capital inspired by Greta Thunberg and the youth climate strike movement.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Jane Fonda, Climate Activism, Greta Thunberg, Climate Strike, Fire Drill Fridays

Why Indigenous Youth Were 2019's Climate Warriors

If there was any year to honor the youth, 2019 sure as hell would be it. Around the world this year, young people took to the streets and demanded their governments take action to address climate change. Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has been held up as the face of the new youth movement, but even she’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Activism, Climate Change, Youth, Indigenous Rights, Greta Thunberg, 2019 Year In Review, The Year Of The Youth

The crypto whiz kid who bailed on a $4.6 million lunch with Warren Buffett pledged $1 million to support Greta Thunberg

Tron and BitTorrent CEO Justin Sun tweeted that he shares the 16-year-old climate-change activist's "passion to change the world."
Tags: Science, Warren Buffett, Bittorrent, Justin Sun, Greta Thunberg

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...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Science, Time, Tesla, New York Times, Santa, Churchill, Henderson, Greta, Brooklyn New York, Kiehl, Judson Memorial Church, Aspen Colorado, Bronx Zoo, Entenmann

Would you risk your kids' lives on a coin-flip flight?

The climate crisis concretely means facing many implicit hard-love tests.Who, or what, do you love (or hold sacred)? Really love. Love enough to sacrifice to protect? Or do you choose to protect your children, or your cherished way of life, only if it's cheap and easy, and if it doesn't interfere too much with your lifestyle? "The bigger your carbon footprint, the bigger your moral duty." None If you knew a flight had a coin-flip chance that it would crash, would you put your kids on it? An anal...
Tags: UK, Science, Climate Change, Environment, Future, Ipcc, Innovation, Tim Lenton, Thunberg, Hothouse Earth, Greta Thunberg, Daniel Countering

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