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Greta Thunberg: Swedish climate activist
Greta Thunberg /’tʊn-bərg/ is a Swedish environmental activist who is credited with raising global awareness of the risks posed by climate change, and with holding politicians to account for their lack of action on what some call the climate crisis.

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Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action

With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent..
Reuters - Published

Young climate activists testify on Capitol Hill ahead of U.N. Climate Action Summit

Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday, alongside other young activists. They made a plea for lawmakers to act on Climate Change ahead of the United Nation's Climate Action..
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Greta Thunberg To UN Climate Summit: 'We Are Unstoppable' [Video]Greta Thunberg To UN Climate Summit: 'We Are Unstoppable'

Following a global wave of climate strikes, activist Greta Thunberg spoke briefly at the first UN Youth Climate Summit Saturday. We showed that we are united, and that we young people are unstoppable...

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Heating Up: Protests Over Climate Change Happening Worldwide [Video]Heating Up: Protests Over Climate Change Happening Worldwide

Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday says Reuters. They demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest...

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Like oceans rising: green protests sweep the globe [Video]Like oceans rising: green protests sweep the globe

Thousands have taken to the streets in cities across the globe to demand that leaders take action -- inspired by student Greta Thunberg. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Greta Thunberg To Congress: 'Wake Up' [Video]Greta Thunberg To Congress: 'Wake Up'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: “Wake up.” Wrapping up a..

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Obama, Thunberg meet with a fist bump, talk climate [Video]Obama, Thunberg meet with a fist bump, talk climate

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and former U.S. President Barack Obama met with a fist bump at Obama's personal office in D.C. on September 16 as she toured Washington to promote youth..

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Thunberg to Congress: ‘Listen to the scientists’ [Video]Thunberg to Congress: ‘Listen to the scientists’

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday (September 18): "I don't want you to listen to me. I want you to listen..

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Greta Thunberg: Giant portrait of climate activist made in Italian field [Video]Greta Thunberg: Giant portrait of climate activist made in Italian field

An Italian artist has created a giant portrait of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

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David Beckham, Greta Thunberg among winners at GQ awards in London [Video]David Beckham, Greta Thunberg among winners at GQ awards in London

Former England soccer captain Beckham, veteran U.S. singer and song-writer Iggy Pop and teenage climate activist Thunberg were among the figures honoured at the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards. Rough..

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Watch: Greta Thunberg sails into New York for UN climate change summits [Video]Watch: Greta Thunberg sails into New York for UN climate change summits

Thunberg was met by a flotilla of 17 sailboats, each displaying one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals on its sail.

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Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US [Video]Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York City to chants and cheers after a trans-Atlantic trip on a yacht to attend a global warming conference. Greta, 16, and her crew..

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Watch back: Greta Thunberg arrives in New York on carbon-neutral yacht [Video]Watch back: Greta Thunberg arrives in New York on carbon-neutral yacht

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has just arrived in New York.

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Swedish Teen Climate Activist In New York For U.N. Summit [Video]Swedish Teen Climate Activist In New York For U.N. Summit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her nearly 14-day journey from England to take part..

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Teen climate activist in NYC after transatlantic trip [Video]Teen climate activist in NYC after transatlantic trip

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg set foot on dry land in New York City on Wednesday with a smile and a wave, as she finished her 14-day transatlantic journey on a zero-carbon emissions..

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Climate activist Thunberg arrives at NY harbor [Video]Climate activist Thunberg arrives at NY harbor

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived at the New York Harbor on Wednesday as she finished her 14-day journey on a zero-carbon emissions vessel. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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"It's very rough, very high waves" - Thunberg posts update on zero-carbon transatlantic sail

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg posted an update from her zero-carbon journey on Sunday (August 25) as her transatlantic crossing hit stormy weather. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US [Video]Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US

The face of a new generation of eco-activists is taking her message on board a zero-emissions yacht, bound for New York.

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‘Not that special’ Greta won’t try convincing Trump on climate change [Video]‘Not that special’ Greta won’t try convincing Trump on climate change

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has said she will not waste her time speaking to President Donald Trump as she heads across the Atlantic on a racing yacht to attend UN summits on tackling global..

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Greta Thunberg prepares to set sail [Video]Greta Thunberg prepares to set sail

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate change activist who has inspired student protests around the world, is heading to the United States from the UK this week, in a sailboat. She will be on a..

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Greta Thunberg visits climate protesters defending ancient German forest [Video]Greta Thunberg visits climate protesters defending ancient German forest

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg showed her support for protesters on Saturday (August 10) who have been living in Germany's ancient Hambach Forest in order to protect it from mining...

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Greta Thunberg on climate change: 'People aren't evil, they're just not aware' [Video]Greta Thunberg on climate change: 'People aren't evil, they're just not aware'

A youth climate summit has kicked off in Lausanne, where teen activist Greta Thunberg started by saying we are 'only just scratching the surface' on action against climate change. Rough cut (no..

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Thunberg “amazingly courageous”, says skipper of yacht taking her across Atlantic [Video]Thunberg “amazingly courageous”, says skipper of yacht taking her across Atlantic

German race skipper Boris Herrmann, who has offered to sail Greta Thunberg across the Atlantic, said on Thursday the trip will be "massively challenging" for the young climate change activist. Rough..

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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies before Congress

16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told members of Congress we need to "start treating this crisis like the existential emergency it is." She came to the U.S. to lead protests and..
CBS News - Published

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Congress

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg took her fight for climate change to Capitol Hill for a second day, demanding lawmakers "take real action." (Sept. 18)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Meet Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old making waves on climate change

Greta Thunberg, a Swedish 16-year-old climate activist, has gained international fandom after coordinating the "Fridays for Future" student climate strikes.
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Trump's California visit, Greta Thunberg appears before Congress: 5 things you need to know Wednesday

President Donald Trump heads to San Diego amid homeless comments backlash, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg appears before Congress and more things to start your Wednesday
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6 things to know about teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg has addressed a UN summit, sailed across the Atlantic rather than fly, and been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize -- and she is only 16 years old.
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Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise

Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches..
Reuters - Published

Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action

Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on..
Reuters - Published

Calendar: Week of September 16

From honors for climate activist Greta Thunberg to the re-opening of the Washington Monument, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead
CBS News - Published

AP Top Stories September 13 P

Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington; Animals..
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Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept...
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'If you did your job, we'd be in school': Greta Thunberg joins White House climate protest

After appearing on 'The Daily Show' this week, teen activist Greta Thunberg protests political inaction on climate change at the White House  
USATODAY.com - Published

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on..
Reuters - Published

Teen climate activist on how Asperger's helps her cause

At 16, climate activist Greta Thunberg has been called the greatest threat to the world's fossil fuel industry
CBS News - Published

Greta Thunberg on the "gift" of Asperger's in fighting climate change: "We need people who think outside the box"

At 16, climate activist Greta Thunberg has been called the greatest threat to the world's fossil fuel industry. The teenager first made headlines last year with her solitary strike against climate..
CBS News - Published

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile

Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change.
Reuters - Published

Swedish teen climate activist takes school strike to gates of United Nations

Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join..
Reuters - Published

8/28/19: Red and Blue

Trump admin. diverting funds away from FEMA; Teenage activist Greta Thunberg arrives in NY.
CBS News - Published

Sailing with a message, teen activist lands in NYC

Cheering crowds welcomed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to a Manhattan marina Wednesday after a trans-Atlantic trip on a sailboat to attend a climate conference. The 16-year-old and her crew..
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Greta Thunberg reaches NYC after sailing across the Atlantic

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on Wednesday after traveling across the Atlantic Ocean in a zero-emission yacht. She is in New York to attend the United Nations..
CBS News - Published

Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks live from New York

The 16-year-old climate change activist is in New York for the United Nations climate change summit on September 23
CBS News - Published

Greta Thunberg, youth climate activist sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, completes voyage

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, wouldn't fly to New York for a United Nations summit on climate because of emissions from air travel.
USATODAY.com - Published

Greta Thunberg set to arrive in New York City

A teenage activist who’s sailing across the Atlantic to highlight climate change has almost arrived on shore in New York. Greta Thunberg set sail from England two weeks ago aboard a zero-emissions..
CBS News - Published

Storms in Atlantic Ocean could impact Greta Thunberg's boat journey

A tropical depression has formed far from shore in the Atlantic Ocean. Another potential storm may form and could bring rain to Florida. Both could impact teen climate activist Greta Thunberg as she..
CBS News - Published

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas

With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action..
Reuters - Published

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take..
Reuters - Published

16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg says meeting with Trump would be a "waste"

Greta Thunberg has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and she is just 16 years old. She's sailing from Europe to New York to call on world leaders to protect the planet. Roxana Saberi met her in..
CBS News - Published

8/12: CBS Evening News

Barr promises justice for sex-trafficking victims; Climate activist Greta Thunberg on the environmental crisis.
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg on the environmental crisis

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is a Swedish powerhouse with a seemingly endless supply of energy. OPEC calls her the greatest threat to the oil industry. Roxana Saberi reports for our "Eye on Earth"..
CBS News - Published

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as..
Reuters - Published

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg

World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta..
Reuters - Published

Climate activist Thunberg to sail to U.N. summit in New York from Britain

Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg will sail to the United Nations climate summit in New York from Britain.
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg to Join New York Climate Talks. She’ll Take a Very Fast Sailboat.

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist will cross the Atlantic in an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming.
NYTimes.com - Published

Teen activist bringing her climate protests to U.S., by boat

Greta Thunberg has spearheaded a global movement by young eco-activists, and she's bringing her message to the Americas, in the greenest way possible
CBS News - Published

Heatwave hits France with record-setting temperatures

As heat envelopes western Europe, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg faces "hate and threats" in French parliament
CBS News - Published

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to..
Reuters - Published

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament

Conservative and far-right French lawmakers said they would boycott a meeting with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and hurled insults at the 16-year-old who has inspired a global network of young..
Reuters - Published

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future

A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for..
Reuters - Published

Swedish teen climate activist joins London protest as arrests top 830

Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Sunday urged hundreds of climate-change protesters in London to never give up their campaign to save the planet as police arrests over..
Reuters - Published

Swedish climate activist Thunberg admits she might be 'very naive'

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wants to fix climate change and hopes for world peace, but acknowledges that she might be being "very naive".
Reuters - Published

Time's 100 most influential people of 2019

Time's editor-in-chief and CEO Edward Felsenthal speaks with CBSN about this year's list of the world's most influential people, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, teen climate activist Greta..
CBS News - Published

Pope meets teen climate activist Greta Thunberg

Thunberg has been included on TIME's list of 100 most influential people for her climate change activism
CBS News - Published

Greta Thunberg gives emotional speech at EU Parliament

Young Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, got emotional during her speech to the Strasbourg Parliament. She addressed the 'climate emergency.'
USATODAY.com - Published

Save the world like Notre-Dame, says Swedish activist Thunberg

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a movement of children against global warming, urged leaders on Tuesday to act to save the planet in the same way they are pledging to rebuild..
Reuters - Published

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