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16-Year-Old Climate Activist Sails Across Atlantic To UN Climate Summit

Talk about making an entrance. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist just finished a two-week journey across the Atlantic Ocean in a sailboat. Her goal? To attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York in a way that avoided greenhouse gas emissions. She could have flown on a commercial jet, but instead opted to take the hard way. She covered her journey, often through high seas, on social media along the way.

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Thunberg is a well-known climate activist who has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, addressed the UN Climate Conference before, and has skipped school to protest outside Sweden’s Parliament. She called it a “school strike,” and urged adults to do more about climate change. Since her first strike, an international movement has sprung up with other teenagers showing up in the streets to make their voices heard on the issue.

She understands that climate change is complicated and multi-faceted issue facing the world, but she has a unique ability to boil it down to simple facts. Thunberg credits this to the fact that she has Asperger’s.

Thunberg plans to address the UN climate summit in New York before heading to Canada, Mexico, and Chile for more talks.

Girl with mental health issues being used as a pawn for political purposes. Why is this a positive story?  She did not write the speeches she’s been forced to read. And they make it sound as if she sailed alone. She had people crewing with her. Do people have any idea how much pollution was created to build the boat, electronics and sails she used?  She had multiple people fly from Europe to meet her. The carbon footprint for here scheme is huge yet she’s treated like a messiah.

Silly. Stupid. Illogical. Typical leftist propaganda.

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Well, there has been a lot of activities by activists that have got the attention of media these days. However, it seems all these are short living and soon people forget about it all till someone does something else. Hope people take climate change more seriously. best infertility treatment in kochi

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