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Greta Thunberg: Swedish climate activist
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist on climate change whose campaigning has gained international recognition. Thunberg is known for her straightforward speaking manner, both in public and to political leaders and assemblies, in which she urges immediate action to address the climate crisis.

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Greta Thunberg to team up with BBC for documentary series

greta thunberg to team up with bbc for documentary series
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has signed up with BBC Studios for a documentary series focusing her fight against climate change, according to a report. The series will see the 17-year-old meet..
WorldNews - Published

EU's top diplomat under fire again for 'Greta syndrome' remark

The European Commission had to apologize again on Monday for a comment by foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, who had questioned young people's commitment to the fight against climate change, referring..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Greta Thunberg


School strikes to continue until future saved, says Thunberg [Video]School strikes to continue until future saved, says Thunberg

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday (February 14) that school strikes, now in their 78th week, would go on until those in power did what was required to "save our future".

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

The GOP solution to lowering carbon emissions? Plant trees [Video]The GOP solution to lowering carbon emissions? Plant trees

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a trillion trees by 2050 to fight global warming, a plan intended to address climate change by..

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Greta Thunberg to film documentary show with BBC Studios [Video]Greta Thunberg to film documentary show with BBC Studios

According to 'Variety,' it will follow the Swedish activist's environmental campaigns around the globe.

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BBC Studios Picks Up Greta Thunberg Series | THR News [Video]BBC Studios Picks Up Greta Thunberg Series | THR News

BBC Studios unveiled that its science unit would make a series with Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Monday.

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Biden says Trump 'destroying soul of this nation' [Video]Biden says Trump 'destroying soul of this nation'

A day before the New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday told voters in Gilford, New Hampshire that "you don't have to stand" for Donald Trump.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:03Published

Thunberg heads to protest in Arctic Lapland [Video]Thunberg heads to protest in Arctic Lapland

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has expand her campaign to Swedish Lapland, learning about how climate change is affecting the Arctic region. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The 17-year-old was nominated by two members of Sweden’s Left Party, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling.

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German museum unveils wax statue of Greta Thunberg [Video]German museum unveils wax statue of Greta Thunberg

It was created by sculptor Gottfried Kruger.View on euronews

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Greta Thunberg Fights Back Against Steven Mnuchin's Criticism [Video]Greta Thunberg Fights Back Against Steven Mnuchin's Criticism

Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg responded to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. According to the HuffPost, Mnuchin said Thunberg needed a college degree in economics. He said he can’t take..

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Greta Thunberg challenges world leaders on climate change [Video]Greta Thunberg challenges world leaders on climate change

Young, renowned activist slams what she says is inaction of world leaders amid World Economic Forum in Davos.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published

British royal Prince Charles meets climate activist Greta Thunberg [Video]British royal Prince Charles meets climate activist Greta Thunberg

Prince Charles said teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was "remarkable". View on euronews

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The Prince of Wales meets Greta Thunberg [Video]The Prince of Wales meets Greta Thunberg

The Prince of Wales met climate activist Greta Thunberg in Davos on Wednesday after telling world leaders "we simply cannot waste any more time" in the battle to save the planet. In a keynote address..

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Prince Charles discusses climate change with Greta Thunberg [Video]Prince Charles discusses climate change with Greta Thunberg

Following his speech on decarbonisation at the World Economic Forum in Davos Prince Charles met with climate activist Greta Thunberg to discuss the climate emergency. The Prince left the conference in..

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Trump 'would have loved' to see Greta speak at Davos [Video]Trump 'would have loved' to see Greta speak at Davos

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking at a news conference in Davos, Switzerland, said that Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg "ought to focus" on "other countries" instead of the "clean..

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A 'trillion trees' are not enough: Thunberg vs Trump [Video]A 'trillion trees' are not enough: Thunberg vs Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump used his part of his Davos speech to rail against climate activists while pledging to join a multinational tree-planting initiative. In an apparent rebuttal, Greta Thunberg..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Davos 2020: Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg clash on climate at World Economic Forum in Davos [Video]Davos 2020: Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg clash on climate at World Economic Forum in Davos

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg turns to sarcasm to make her point on climate change as her nemesis Donald Trump hits out at the "prophets of doom".View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:23Published

Greta Thunberg at Davos 2020: 'The world, in case you haven't noticed, is currently on fire' [Video]Greta Thunberg at Davos 2020: 'The world, in case you haven't noticed, is currently on fire'

Greta Thunberg at Davos 2020: 'The world, in case you haven't noticed, is currently on fire'

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A 'trillion trees' is not enough: Thunberg vs Trump [Video]A 'trillion trees' is not enough: Thunberg vs Trump

Thousands of miles away from his impeachment trial in Washington, President Trump was in Davos where he pledged to plant join an initiative to plant trillion trees. Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg..

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Trump denounces 'predictions of apocalypse' at Davos [Video]Trump denounces 'predictions of apocalypse' at Davos

U.S. President Donald Trump urged a packed forum at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday to "reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse."

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Davos 2020: Greta vs. Trump, businesses scored on climate action [Video]Davos 2020: Greta vs. Trump, businesses scored on climate action

Climate change and environmental destruction top the risks highlighted by world decision-makers in a survey ahead of the 2020 gathering of the global elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Conway..

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'Wanna strike today?' Teens school adults on climate change, segregation, gun control and more

Gen Z teens raised on Black Lives Matter, March for Our Lives and Greta Thunberg's climate change strikes are organizing -- even if they can't vote.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ford applauds 'Greta's part in the leadership of young people'

Harrison Ford praises young climate activists during a Mexico City press conference for his new film "Call of the Wild." (Feb. 6)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Greta Thunberg seeks Africa climate change action

The teen activist, joined by African peers, says the problem is under-reported.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg to trademark 'Fridays for Future'

The climate change activist said people had tried to sell products and make money in the movement's name.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg seeks to trademark her name to protect against misuse

greta thunberg seeks to trademark her name to protect against misuse
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has applied to trademark her name and her movement Fridays for Future to prevent them from being misused for commercial reasons, she announced Wednesday....
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics

If making headlines and drawing flak is a measure of success at Davos, then Greta Thunberg probably came out on top of this year's edition of the Alpine business-meets-politics gathering.
Reuters - Published

'Stop (f)lying to us': Swiss ski town's teens join Greta in protest

A short walk from where she spent the week rubbing shoulders with world leaders, Greta Thunberg showed solidarity with the climate strikers of Davos on the last day of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg's words don't have the same import as those spoken by President Trump

What people are saying about President Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg and climate change.
USATODAY.com - Published

Greta, Merkel, big oil and a tax truce - Davos Thursday highlights

Here are the highlights from Day 3 of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss ski resort of Davos:
Reuters - Published

Greta rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig in latest climate clash

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Greta Thunberg she should study economics on Thursday, a jibe which prompted the climate activist to say she didn't need a degree to know the world was not..
Reuters - Published

Get an economics degree Greta, then we'll talk: U.S. Treasury chief

Just as the spat between U.S. President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg seemed to be subsiding, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a new dig at the climate activist on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Trump's parting gifts, the Piano Man, Greta meets a prince - Davos Wednesday highlights

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) rolled on into Wednesday in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Reuters - Published

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin tells climate change activist Greta Thunberg to get an economics degree

Thunberg, 17, spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where she made an impassioned plea for the world to stop using fossil fuels.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com

Study economics, Thunberg told by US treasury head

Steven Mnuchin tells the activist to study economics after she told investors to exit fossil fuels.
BBC News - Published

Trump laments missing Davos star Greta's speech

U.S. President Donald Trump called climate activists like Greta Thunberg "prophets of doom" at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. By Wednesday he was lamenting not having watched the teenage..
Reuters - Published

Davos 2020: Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg

The Prince of Wales calls for a "paradigm shift" in the way the world deals with climate change.
BBC News - Published

Trump has parting words for the star of Davos, Greta Thunberg

Just before he departed the slopes of Davos, U.S. President Donald Trump had some final words for Greta Thunberg, saying he would have loved to have seen her speak at the World Economic Forum.
Reuters - Published

Trump says he would have loved to have seen Greta Thunberg speak

U.S. President Donald Trump said he doesn't think climate change is a hoax and would have loved to have seen Greta Thunberg speak while he was at Davos.
Reuters - Published

The Greta and Trump show - Davos highlights on Tuesday

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off on Tuesday in the ski town of Davos.
Reuters - Published

Trump and the Teenager: A Climate Showdown at Davos

President Trump and Greta Thunberg dominated the first full day of the annual gathering of the rich and powerful in the Swiss Alps.
NYTimes.com - Published

Thunberg v Trump: A trillion trees is 'not enough'

Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump an hour earlier.
Reuters - Published

Trump touts U.S. economy, dismisses climate 'prophets of doom' as Greta looks on

U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of the U.S. economy in Davos on Tuesday, dismissing "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change to an audience that included Greta Thunberg.
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg’s Remarks at the Davos Economic Forum

The Swedish climate activist spoke Tuesday afternoon at an event hosted by The New York Times and the World Economic Forum.
NYTimes.com - Published

Greta says planting not enough after Trump backs trillion tree plan

Greta Thunberg said planting trees was not enough to address climate change on Tuesday, in an apparent rebuke to a planting pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Reuters - Published

'Forget about net zero, we need real zero'

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
BBC News - Published

Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' at World Economic Forum

The US leader attacks environmentalists at the World Economic Forum, which Greta Thunberg is attending.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg’s Message at Davos Forum: ‘Our House Is Still on Fire’

The Swedish climate activist will accuse leaders of “empty words and promises” that will do little to avert a climate crisis, according to prepared remarks.
NYTimes.com - Published

Thunberg tells Davos 'nothing has been done' to fight climate change

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed global inaction on climate change in front of the world’s top business leaders, as the annual Davos forum faced up to the perils of global..
France 24 - Published

Greta Thunberg calls on world leaders to listen to young activists

Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a new generation of activists to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, urged world leaders to listen to young people on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Climate change to take centre stage at Davos

The starkly opposed visions of US President Donald Trump and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on climate change will clash in Davos on Tuesday as the World Economic Forum tries to face up to the..
France 24 - Published

'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business..
Reuters - Published

"Just The Beginning": Greta Thunberg Takes Switzerland Halt Before Davos

just the beginning: greta thunberg takes switzerland halt before davos
Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg issued a warning to world leaders at a protest in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday, days before the start of the Davos summit of the world's political..
WorldNews - Published

A eucalyptus tree in Tasmania has been named after Greta Thunberg

Environmentalists in Tasmania have named giant eucalypts after prominent conservationists, including young climate activist Greta Thunberg.
SBS - Published

Siemens to stick with Adani project despite Greta Thunberg's climate plea

The decision comes after thousands of protesters gathered outside Siemens offices across Germany calling for them to abandon the Adani coal mine project.
SBS - Published

Federer responds to climate change critics over Credit Suisse links

Campaigners including Greta Thunberg want Federer to end a sponsorship deal with Credit Suisse.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders to end fossil fuel ‘madness’

greta thunberg tells world leaders to end fossil fuel ‘madness’
Failure to end investment ‘would be a betrayal against life itself’, say climate activists Greta Thunberg and others: ‘At Davos, we will tell the tycoons to dismantle the fossil fuel economy’..
WorldNews - Published

Greta Thunberg responds to Meat Loaf's claim she's 'brainwashed' on climate change

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg is responding to singer Meat Loaf's comments she's "brainwashed" about climate change.
USATODAY.com - Published

President Trump, Billie Eilish, Elon Musk among the 20 influential people to watch in 2020

Billie Eilish, Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg and Elon Musk are among 20 influential people on 24/7 Wall St.'s list of those to watch in 2020.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to 'Sharon' after game show error

It was a playful nod to actor Amanda Henderson, whose answer to a game show question went viral.
BBC News - Published

Bolsonaro pokes at Macron, Thunberg over Aus bushfires

bolsonaro pokes at macron, thunberg over aus bushfires
Brasilia, Jan 3 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has poked at his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg over the destructive bushfires raging in..
WorldNews - Published

Greta Thunberg: ‘Wouldn’t Have Wasted My Time’ Talking To President Trump About Climate Change

greta thunberg: ‘wouldn’t have wasted my time’ talking to president trump about climate change
LONDON (CBS Local) — 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg says meeting President Donald Trump would be a waste of time because he wouldn’t listen to anything she has to say. Thunberg..
WorldNews - Published

Greta Thunberg's Father Sceptical About Her Activism: Report

greta thunberg's father sceptical about her activism: report
Svante Thunberg, father of Eco-warrior Greta Thunberg, thinks his daughter is happier being an activist but admitted in an interview he had reservations about her taking up the struggle. ......
WorldNews - Published

I wouldn't have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday that talking to U.S. President Donald Trump at a United Nations summit on global warming would have been a waste of time since he would not..
Reuters - Published

When Greta Thunberg met Sir David Attenborough

The teenage activist and veteran naturalist talk to each other for the first time (via Skype).
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg's father: 'She is happy, but I worry'

The activist's father says he thought her skipping school to fight climate change was a "bad idea".
BBC News - Published

How Greta Thunberg inspired a pantomime

Greta Thunberg's role on the world's political stage has inspired an eco-friendly panto.
BBC News - Published

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