Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, Vanessa Nakate Excoriate World Leaders for ‘Blah, Blah, Blah’ Climate Failures

While Uganda’s Nakate said humanity “cannot adapt to extinction,” Thunberg from Sweden said lack of action is “a betrayal of all present and future generations.” Noted young climate activists Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate on Tuesday excoriated global leaders’ response to…

Climate Crisis Putting a Billion Children at ‘Extremely High Risk,’ Warns New UN Report

Almost half of the world’s children are seriously threatened by the rapidly deteriorating global climate. By Reynard Loki “Adults keep saying we owe it to the young people to give them hope. But I don’t want your hope,” said Swedish…

‘Nature and Physics Will Not Fall for It’: Greta Thunberg Rips Into Climate Theatrics of World Leaders

“Let’s be clear—what you are doing is not about climate action or responding to an emergency. It never was.” In the wake of the latest failure by the G7 nations to take meaningful steps to combat the climate emergency and record-breaking heatwaves on multiple continents, Swedish…

Open letter to Greta Thunberg

Dear Greta Thunberg: I write this letter to you, regretting that finally you were not able to come to Chile on December 2019, due to the cancellation of the environmental summit that was going to be developed in our dearest…

How children are taking European states to court over the climate crisis – and changing the law

Even before Greta Thunberg launched her school strike for climate at age 15, youth activists have been key players in public action on the climate crisis. Now they’re breaking new ground in court. On November 30, six Portuguese children and…

Enough ‘Blah Blah Blah’ From Global Elites, Greta Thunberg Declares at Digital Davos

“I’m only here to once again remind you of the emergency we are in. The crisis that you and your predecessors have created and inflicted upon us.” By Jessica Corbett In yet another fiery speech to attendees of an elite annual summit,…

Greta Thunberg: 5 Years After Paris Agreement, World Is “Speeding in the Wrong Direction” on Climate

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who launched the global Fridays for Future youth climate movement, issued a stark warning on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement that the world is not doing enough to keep global heating below 2…

Syrian girl from Ghouta nominated for 2020 Children’s Peace Prize

A Syrian girl who lived through the Ghouta chemical attack has been nominated for the 2020 International Children’s Peace Prize. Identified only as Enar, but known online as Noor, she used social media to raise awareness of the conditions in…

Millions of Indian students sit university entrance exams after government disregards protests to postpone them

Some of the country’s schools are also set to reopen later this month Around 2.8 million Indian students sat university examinations from the end of the August to September 13 as the country approaches the grim milestone of 5-million total COVID-19 cases.…

Greta the Great is Back

On August 20, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and three other teen activists had a 90-minute meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to press their demands for tougher action to curb climate change. Germany currently holds the six-month rotating presidency…

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