What is it like to talk about science in a country where the president denies it?
DN’s Alexandra Urisman Otto and Roger Turesson have travelled with
Greta Thunberg“Again and again, the same message. Listen to the scientists, listen to the scientists. Listen to the scientists!“
Long story and interview in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter translated to English.
Chance of ending deforestation by 2030 seems lower than when pledge was made five years ago
Greta Thunberg”World losing area of forest the size of the UK each year.”
We should of course be planting as many trees as possible. But equally important - and hardly ever mentioned - is to leave the existing ones standing and to leave the natural habitats intact.
My full speech in United Nations General Assembly. New York 23 September 2019
Greta Thunberg“Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not.”
My full speech in United Nations General Assembly. #howdareyou
We are in the middle of a climate breakdown, and all they can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth, says climate activist Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg“People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”My speech in UN General Assembly in print
In a highly anticipated speech in Congress after travelling half the way across the Atlantic by boat, Greta Thunberg urges US senators to learn from the sacrifices of Martin Luther King and other civil rights activists in the fight against climate...
Greta Thunberg"You must do the impossible. Because giving up can never ever be an option."
Here is my full speech from the US Congress in print.
Greta ThunbergAll we’re saying is unite behind the science and listen to the scientists.
Either you stand behind the Paris Agreement and the IPCC, or you don’t. In this case there’s no middle ground. You must include the full picture.
As explained in this speech
Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climate
Greta Thunberg"We are ignoring natural climate solutions"
A short movie with @GeorgeMonbiot and me, by Tom Mustill, about restoring and rewilding nature to help repair the planets broken climate.
The Swedish environmentalist was one of several who spoke at a Senate climate crisis task force
Greta Thunberg"Please save your praise, we don’t want it. Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it. It doesn’t lead to anything."
Today I and other young activists visited US Congress... Tomorrow we return to give speeches.
In her first extended broadcast interview in the United States, we spend the hour with Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who has inspired millions across the globe. Last year she launched a school strike for the climate,...
"I dream of a world where geography classes teach about the climate crisis as this one great challenge that was won by people like you and me," says climate activist Luisa Neubauer. With Greta Thunberg, Neubauer helped initiate "Fridays For Future,"...
Greta Thunberg"So let's give it a try, let's rock and roll, let's flood the world with climate activists. Let's get out of the zones of convenience and join forces".
Amazing TED Talk by @Luisamneubauer . Watch and share!
Billionaire co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes says companies have to take their share of responsibility for the "climate crisis".
Greta ThunbergAustralian company urges employees to climate strike. We need everyone to join us. Companies, trade unions, schools, universities, organisations etc. And of course individuals! #fridaysforfuture #climatestrike