Climate change is super-charging our natural disaster risk.
Greta Thunberg"The numbers don’t lie, and the science is clear.
If anyone tells you, 'This is part of a normal cycle' or 'We’ve had fires like this before', smile politely and walk away, because they don’t know what they’re talking about."
Nature is a tool we can use to fix our broken climate, but we are ignoring it. The risk of climate breakdown is real, but it can be reduced if we protect, re...
Greta ThunbergWe are ignoring natural climate solutions.
Here is a short film with @GeorgeMonbiot and me, by Tom Mustill, about restoring and rewilding nature to help repair the broken climate.
A dire warning to the world about its future, which predicts catastrophe for humanity, is continuing to gain momentum. The letter – which was first released in November – has now been signed by around 20,000 scientists. And the world seems to be...
Greta Thunberg11000 scientists signed a declaration of climate emergency.
Its great that it gets media attention.
But it's not like this the first time. Just last year over 20000 scientist signed a similar warning. How many warnings do we need to treat this as a crisis?
Statement sets out ‘vital signs’ as indicators of magnitude of the climate emergency
Greta Thunberg“The world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis” unless there are major transformations to global society, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists.”
An estimated 1.4 million litres of oil have spilled from TC Energy Corp.'s Keystone crude pipeline in North Dakota, state authorities said on Thursday, a major leak at a time of increased regulatory scrutiny of oil pipeline expansions.
Greta Thunberg"An estimated 1.4 million litres of oil have spilled from TC Energy Corp.'s Keystone crude pipeline in North Dakota."
217.6k Likes, 3,598 Comments - Greta Thunberg (@gretathunberg) on Instagram: “I have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019. I have decided to decline this…”
Greta ThunbergI have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019.
I have decided to decline this prize.
Jag har vunnit Nordiska Rådets miljöpris 2019.
Jag har valt att inte ta emot priset.
Full statement here
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