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Greta Thunberg: Swedish climate activist
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist who has gained international recognition for promoting the view that humanity is facing an existential crisis arising from climate change. Thunberg is known for her youth and her straightforward speaking manner, both in public and to political leaders and assemblies, in which she criticises world leaders for their failure to take sufficient action to address the climate crisis.

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New species of spider named after Greta Thunberg [Video]

New species of spider named after Greta Thunberg

A newly-discovered species of spider has named 'Thunberga greta' after the teenage climate change activist.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:58Published
The 1975: Greta Thunberg was rejected for collaboration by 'bigger artists' [Video]

The 1975: Greta Thunberg was rejected for collaboration by 'bigger artists'

Matty Healy claims Greta Thunberg was rejected for a musical collaboration than "bigger artists" than the 1975 because others want to be "safe".

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:09Published

Greta Thunberg not ruffled by pandemic’s effects on protest movement

greta thunberg not ruffled by pandemic’s effects on protest movement
STOCKHOLM – Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said Saturday that she wasn’t too perturbed by the challenges the coronavirus pandemic has created for the climate change protests she began. “A crisis..
WorldNews - Published

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus

thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has called on governments to treat the threat of climate change with the same urgency as coronavirus. The 17-year-old said that, as a result of the..
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Greta Thunberg: Climate change 'as urgent' as coronavirus

Greta Thunberg says the world needs to treat climate change with similar urgency to Covid-19.
BBC News - Published

'We need to stand united,' climate activist Thunberg tells U.S. protesters

The U.S. struggle for racial justice after the police killing of George Floyd is part of the fight against climate change and for social justice that unites us all, teenage climate activist Greta..
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Brazil's Bolsonaro 'failed' on coronavirus, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has failed in managing the coronavirus crisis, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday, a day after a record rise in deaths in the South American..
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Andrew Bolt breached media standards calling Greta Thunberg 'deeply disturbed', watchdog rules

The Australian media watchdog has found Andrew Bolt breached press standards by attempting to "diminish the credibility" of Greta Thunberg on the basis of her disability.
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Pearl Jam, Greta Thunberg paint grim picture of environment's future in 'Retrograde' video

The 'Retrograde' video, featuring Greta Thunberg, paints a grim picture of what's ahead for the environment if drastic changes aren't made.
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Time to tackle two crises at once, activist Thunberg says on Earth Day

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joined calls for a combined effort to tackle coronavirus and the climate crisis, saying the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday was the time to choose a "new way..
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Coronavirus a chance to choose new path, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

Countries have a chance to choose a new path as societies begin to return to normal after lockdowns imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on..
Reuters - Published

Teen activist Thunberg joins Earth Day climate rallying calls

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joined calls on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday for a combined effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis.
Reuters - Published

Tackle coronavirus and climate crisis together, says activist Greta Thunberg

People need to tackle both the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis together, Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg's Bristol climate rally cost council £10,000

The bill included costs for closing roads, for toilets and for 10 crowd control barriers in Bristol.
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Greta Thunberg says it's 'extremely likely' she had coronavirus after her trip to central Europe

She didn't get tested for COVID-19 explaining how everyone in Sweden who had symptoms and weren't in need of emergency care were told to stay home.
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Greta Thunberg says probably had COVID-19, urges #StayAtHome

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday that while self-isolating after recent travels in Europe she probably came down with COVID-19, and urged other young people to stay at home too if..
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg Says It’s ‘Extremely Likely’ That She’s Had Covid-19

The Swedish climate activist, 17, announced on Tuesday that she and her father were recovering from symptoms of Covid-19.
NYTimes.com - Published

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?
BBC News - Published