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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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Climate change or coronavirus? 'Pick your evil', protesters say

Protesters at a rally led by climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday denounced governments for taking urgent action against the coronavirus outbreak but failing to treat global warming as an..
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'The world is on fire,' Greta Thunberg tells UK climate rally

Greta Thunberg denounced politicians and the media on Friday for failing her generation, saying the world is on fire but they are ignoring a looming climate cataclysm.
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Thousands brave the rain for Greta Thunberg at British climate rally

Several thousand people braved the rain on Friday to join Greta Thunberg, the teenage activist who has reprimanded governments across the world for failing her generation with climate change, in a..
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Greta Thunberg appears at climate rally in English city of Bristol

Greta Thunberg appeared at climate rally on Friday in the English city of Bristol.
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Greta Thunberg to draw thousands at British climate rally

Greta Thunberg, the teenage activist who has reprimanded governments across the world for failing her generation with climate change, is expected to draw a crowd of thousands on Friday when she leads a..
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British police issue safety warning over Greta Thunberg rally

Police have issued a safety warning over a climate protest rally in the southwestern city of Bristol on Friday which will be addressed by teenage activist Greta Thunberg.
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Climate activist Thunberg heads growing field of Nobel Peace Prize candidates

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong and the NATO military alliance are among those tipped for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, following nominations by..
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Greta Thunberg snaps heartwarming photo with her hero, education activist Malala Yousafzai

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg and women's education advocate Malala Yousafzai met at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
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Newly discovered species of snail named after teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg

The critter, which was discovered in Brunei on the island of Borneo, now has the scientific name after Greta Thunberg: Craspedotropis gretathunbergae  
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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..
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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.
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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)  
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Greta Thunberg seeks to trademark her name to stem misuse

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Instagram on Wednesday she has applied to register her name and that of the Fridays For Future movement she founded in 2018, which has gone global and..
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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.
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'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).
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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.
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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:
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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'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..
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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.
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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.  
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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..
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World leaders given an F on climate as Thunberg joins Swedish school strikers

Greta Thunberg joined other young climate activists protesting outside the Swedish parliament on Friday for the first time since she embarked on a four-month overseas voyage to attend climate..
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Kate McKinnon crashes 'Saturday Night Live' cold open as Greta Thunberg with a message for Trump

Kate McKinnon hilariously crashed the "Saturday Night Live" cold open as Greta Thunberg, who had a message about climate change and for Donald Trump.
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Despite ‘Be Best’ Campaign, Melania Trump Stays Mum as Husband Mocks Greta Thunberg

But Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, said in a statement that the first lady communicates “differently” from President Trump.
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Melania Trump responds to POTUS attack on Greta Thunberg; she says she communicates 'differently'

Responding to a new bout of "hypocrisy" accusations in wake of Greta Thunberg attack, the first lady says she communicates "differently" from husband.
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Most mispronounced names in 2019 include big names like Greta Thunberg, Pete Buttigieg

The most mispronounced names in 2019 included Greta Thunberg and Megan Rapinoe.
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I need a break, says globetrotting Greta

Tireless teenage activist Greta Thunberg has been crisscrossing the globe by car, train and boat - but not plane - to demand action on climate change. But now even she needs a rest.
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Michelle Obama tells Greta Thunberg 'don't let anyone dim your light' after Trump's tweet

Michelle Obama is standing up for environmental activist Greta Thunberg after Donald Trump mocked her for being named Time's "Person of The Year."
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'Be Best': Melania Trump's anti-bullying slogan trends after the President mocked Greta Thunberg

Trump took to twitter and claimed it was "so ridiculous" Thunberg was named. Twitter users were quick to point out the hypocrisy.
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Trump mocks teen climate activist Thunberg: 'Chill Greta, Chill'

U.S. President Donald Trump reprised his ridicule of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg on Thursday saying it was "ridiculous" that the Swedish climate activist was named Time's Person of the Year for 2019.
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Trump attacks Greta Thunberg for being Time's 'Person of the Year'

Trump attacked environmental activist Greta Thunberg for winning Time magazine's 'Person of the Year,' which the president won after his election win.
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Greta Thunberg is TIME Magazine's Person of the Year 2019

Greta Thunberg is the youngest person to be named the Person of the Year by TIME.
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Europe launches 'Green Deal' as Thunberg denounces climate inaction

Europe sought to bolster the world's faltering battle against climate change on Wednesday with its "Green Deal" to slash fossil fuel dependence, while teen activist Greta Thunberg rebuked global..
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TIME names teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year

The accolade, given annually since 1927, goes to the person or persons who "most influenced the news and the world" during the past year.
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