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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 what she describes as the climate crisis.

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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 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.

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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..

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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

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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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Thunberg: Pretty much nothing has been done to reduce CO2 emissions [Video]Thunberg: Pretty much nothing has been done to reduce CO2 emissions

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

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Greta Thunberg tells Davos climate summit: This is just the very beginning [Video]Greta Thunberg tells Davos climate summit: This is just the very beginning

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has told the world's political and business leaders that the movement sparked by her school strike is only the beginning in the fight against global warming, and said..

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Climate crisis: a world economic failure? Davos awaits Greta [Video]Climate crisis: a world economic failure? Davos awaits Greta

On the eve of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, focus is on teenage activist Greta Thunberg as she prepares to challenge the global financial elite to fight climate change. Conway Gittens..

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Greta Thunberg joins Lausanne climate march ahead of Davos [Video]Greta Thunberg joins Lausanne climate march ahead of Davos

Thunberg marched with hundreds of climate activists in the western Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday, urging action ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.

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Greta Thunberg addresses climate march in Switzerland [Video]Greta Thunberg addresses climate march in Switzerland

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg addresses climate march taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The young climate campaigner told the crowd that she was speaking exactly one year after her initial..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

Adani coalmine: Siemens won't quit contract [Video]Adani coalmine: Siemens won't quit contract

German engineering group Siemens was under fire from environmental groups after saying it would fulfill contractual obligations to a controversial coal mine project in Australia's outback. David..

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Greta Thunberg calls on Siemens to halt planned Australia coal mine [Video]Greta Thunberg calls on Siemens to halt planned Australia coal mine

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has called on German engineering group Siemens AG to stop, delay or interrupt the building of a coal mine in Australia. Emer McCarthy reports.

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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.
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.
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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.
NYTimes.com - 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

'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..
Reuters - Published

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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Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Thunberg a 'brat'

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro called Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg a "brat" on Tuesday after she criticized mounting violence against indigenous people in which two..
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Activist Thunberg turns spotlight on indigenous struggle at climate summit

Teen activist Greta Thunberg turned a spotlight on the struggles of the world's indigenous peoples against climate change on Monday, appearing at a U.N. summit alongside other young campaigners furious..
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Activist Thunberg warns governments in Madrid that 'change is coming'

Teen activist Greta Thunberg took her call for bold action to tackle climate change to a U.N. summit in Spain on Friday, warning world leaders that a growing youth-led protest movement meant they could..
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Activist Thunberg warns U.N. climate summit that leaders cannot hide

Teen activist Greta Thunberg took her call for bold action to tackle climate change to a U.N. summit in Spain on Friday, warning world leaders that a growing youth-led protest movement meant they could..
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Thunberg says 'our voices' being heard but not translating into action

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday the voices of climate strikers are being heard but politicians are still not taking action.
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Here's the latest for Friday December 6th: 4 dead after South Florida chase and shootout; Minnesota National Guard helicopter crash kills 3; Pelosi says Democrats will draft articles of impeachment;..
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Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summit

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg pulled in on the overnight train to Madrid on Friday, heading to a gathering of world leaders she says are failing to combat climate change.
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Anne Hathaway on 'heartbreaking' eco-drama 'Dark Waters,' being 'inspired' by Greta Thunberg

Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway ("Les Miserables") co-stars with Mark Ruffalo in environmental thriller "Dark Waters," based on a deadly cover-up.
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Thunberg urges action at COP25 summit

Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon, Portugal on her way to the upcoming COP25 UN climate change conference in Madrid, Spain. The Swedish teen said she plans to keep pressing political leaders to make..
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Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon after 3-week trip across Atlantic

"I think people are underestimating the force of angry kids," Thunberg said shortly after her arrival. "If they want us to stop being angry, then maybe they should stop making us angry."
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World View: Typhoon slams Philippines, smoke smothers Sydney, Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes after a powerful typhoon hit the Philippines. Also, smoke from fires smothered Sydney on Tuesday, and teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg..
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Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to U.N. climate summit

Teen activist Greta Thunberg reached Europe on Tuesday after a 21-day catamaran dash across the Atlantic for a United Nations summit where she will invoke the fury of global youth at politicians'..
Reuters - Published

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