United States  

16-year-old Greta Thunberg is sailing 13 days across the Atlantic to speak at a climate conference in New York. Here's why she won't just dial in.

Business Insider Thursday, 15 August 2019
16-year-old Greta Thunberg is sailing 13 days across the Atlantic to speak at a climate conference in New York. Here's why she won't just dial in.· *Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is traveling across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas via boat because she refuses to board airplanes due to their high carbon footprint.*
· *She will attend climate conferences in New York and Santiago, as well as meet people around the US, Canada, and Mexico.*
· *She told...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO - Published
News video: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Begins Journey Across The Ocean

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Begins Journey Across The Ocean 01:21

The 16-year-old Swedish activist has set sail on the Malizia II, a high-tech, sustainable racing yacht, which will take about two weeks to reach New York. Greta Thunberg will be attending the United Nations climate summit there in late September. She will spend some time in North America, before...

Related videos from verified sources

Greta Thunberg and other teens hold climate strike near UN headquarters in New York [Video]

Greta Thunberg and other teens hold climate strike near UN headquarters in New York

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by enthusiasitc crowds of American teenagers at a protest outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday (August 30). Some US children..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 05:14Published
Swedish Climate Change Activist Stages Protest At United Nations [Video]

Swedish Climate Change Activist Stages Protest At United Nations

Hundreds of young protesters joined Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg in her climate change crusade.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:34Published
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks in NYC after 15-day yacht trip from England [Video]

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks in NYC after 15-day yacht trip from England

Young climate activism superstar Greta Thunberg has made it to New York City Wednesday (August 28) after her 15-day voyage by yacht from Plymouth, England.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 09:08Published

Related news from verified sources

16-year-old Swedish climate activist has crossed Atlantic

NEW YORK (AP) — A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming. On...
Seattle Times Also reported by •USATODAY.comCNSNews.comNYTimes.comSeattlePI.comNewsdayCBS NewsNPR

Greta Thunberg unfazed by stormy seas

On day 12, the waves picked up. Climate activist Greta Thunberg's wind-powered journey across the Atlantic Ocean hit a particularly stormy stretch on Sunday....
Mashable Also reported by •CBS NewsCBS 2

Tweets about this