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'You have stolen my dreams,' an angry Thunberg tells U.N. climate summit   -25%

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in the heart of the United Nations by demanding: "How dare you?"

Young climate activists accuse world leaders of violating child rights through inaction   -10%

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child alleging that world leaders' inaction on the climate crisis has violated children's rights.

Climate strike live: Millions across world demand urgent action to save planet in largest environmental protest in history  

Demonstrations inspired by teenage Swedish activist Greta Thunberg take place ahead of UN climate summit in New York

Greta Thunberg sees Trump as he arrives for UN climate action summit - video   5%

Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Trump with a steady stare as he arrived at the UN to attend a meeting on religious freedom. The US president decided to snub a major UN climate summit, held on the same day

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How the climate strike travelled around the world - video   20%

From Sydney to New Delhi, Nairobi to New York, millions of people around the world walked out of school and work on Friday to join the latest protests against the climate crisis. The global day of action, calling for a reduction in emissions, was held in the run-up to a UN summit in New York

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Listen to the scientists, Greta Thunberg tells Congress video   10%

Greta Thunberg tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’ and take real action on climate change.

The teenage climate change campaigner submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on rising temperatures as her testimony, pointing out it was not ‘political opinion’ but simply ‘science’

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Trump drops by climate summit then hurries off to talk faith and freedom   -11%

The president didn’t stay for Greta Thunberg’s climate speech, preferring the applause of US religious groups at a rival panel

In the UN general assembly chamber, the world’s leaders gathered to share the latest grim news of the planet’s climate crisis, but 100 metres away another meeting had been prepared: a summit of one.

Donald Trump had booked a separate venue in the middle of the UN climate action summit, to hold his “global call to protect religious freedom” – an issue close to the heart of the core supporters whose turnout will be critical in next year’s presidential election.

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The climate crisis explained in 10 charts   21%

From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutions

The level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The rate of the rise is even more striking – the fastest for 66m years – with scientists saying we are in “uncharted territory”.

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Global climate strike: how you can get involved   3%

Millions will take to the streets in global climate crisis protests from 20 to 27 September

The global climate strike kicks off on Friday and will ripple across the world in more than 4,000 locations, the start of a weeklong movement to train international attention on the climate emergency. It’s the latest of a succession of strikes on Fridays led by schoolchildren – but this time adults are invited to join in.

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How dare you?: Thunbergs rousing call to arms at UN summit   -16%

After a year spent protesting on the streets, it was Greta Thunberg’s moment on the world stage, and she did not disappoint: delivering a raw, emotive speech that accused leaders of betrayal and

The Sydney family protesting with Greta Thunberg in NYC   63%

For six-year-old Lila from Sydney, spending a day sailing on New York Harbour as part of a flotilla to welcome climate activist Greta Thunberg was the greatest thrill of her young life.

Teen activist Greta Thunberg shames world leaders for climate inaction in raw, emotional UN speech: How dare you?   10%

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders they were failing young people at Monday’s United Nations climate summit, where US President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance.“We are at the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth,” Thunberg said, her voice wavering and her eyes filling with tears.The Swedish teen’s impassioned speech, in which she repeated the words “How dare you” four times, was the defining…

Watch Live: Greta Thunberg Leads the N.Y.C. Climate Strike  

Live-stream video from the New York City Climate March, at which the sixteen-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and other participants in the global climate strike demand action on climate change.

Greta Thunberg Leads the World Climate Strike   5%

In 2018, the Swedish teen-ager Greta Thunberg started skipping class on Fridays to demand action on the climate crisis, triggering the international “Fridays for Future” movement. Three days before the United Nations Climate Action Summit, in New York City, millions around the world join her strike.

New Yorks Climate Strike and the Things That Make Teen-Agers March  

Alexandra Schwartz on attending the climate strike in New York, where teen-agers were galvanized by the sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg and by the impacts of climate change.

The Faces of Young Protesters at New York Citys Climate Strike  

Doreen St. Félix on the New York City demonstration for the international climate strike sparked by the activist Greta Thunberg’s youth-led movement to combat climate change.

The Global Climate Strike and Environmentalism in The New Yorker   50%

A selection of New Yorker articles on climate change, student activism, Greta Thunberg, and more, by writers including Rachel Carson, Elizabeth Kolbert, and Bill McKibben.

"Our House Is on Fire": Greta Thunberg Addresses Hundreds of Thousands at NYC Climate Strike  

Sixteen-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg spoke at Friday's climate strike in New York, where an estimated 300,000 people took to the streets. Thunberg inspired the global spread of weekly climate strikes when she started skipping school to protest outside of the Swedish parliament last year. "We will not just stand aside and watch," Thunberg told a crowd of thousands in her speech at Manhattan's Battery Park. "We are united behind the science, and we will do everything in our power to stop this crisis from getting worse."

Millions Took Part in the Youth-Led Global Climate Strike Friday. Here's Why People Marched   56%

As many as a quarter-million people marched on the streets of New York City Friday for a youth-led climate strike inspired by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. Globally, as many as 4 million people took to the streets in hundreds of countries. Democracy Now! was in the streets of New York on Friday speaking with climate strikers from the United States and around the world.

"This Is Our Time. This Is Our Future." Voices from the Historic Youth Climate Strike in NYC   30%

As many as 4 million people around the world took to the streets Friday in the largest day of action focused on the climate crisis. Students across the globe led climate strikes in hundreds of countries, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. The demonstration kicked off in Foley Square, where tens of thousands of people gathered before the march. Varshini Prakash, co-founder and executive director of the Sunrise Movement, and climate activist Vic Barrett were among the handful of activists who addressed the climate strikers in Foley Square.

"Young People Have Had Enough": Global Climate Strike Youth Activists on Why They Are Marching Today  

Today is the Global Climate Strike, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. As people took to the streets in Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia, we host a roundtable discussion with youth activists organizing marches in the United States — in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Minneapolis — ahead of next week's U.N. Climate Action Summit. We are joined by Xiye Bastida, a 17-year-old climate justice activist originally from Mexico who is an organizer with Fridays for Future New York and a student at Beacon High School in New York; Katie Eder, a 19-year-old climate justice activist who founded the Future Coalition, where she is currently the executive director; Juwaria Jama, a 15-year-old and first-generation Somali from Minneapolis, Minnesota, who is with U.S. Youth Climate Strikes and is the co-state lead for the Minnesota Youth Climate Strike; and Isra Hirsi, a high school junior and executive director of the U.S. Youth Climate Strike, daughter of Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar.

Naomi Klein: Greta Thunberg Is a "Prophetic Voice" in Fight for Climate Justice   -20%

Renowned activist, author and professor Naomi Klein discusses the importance of youth voices, including 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, in communicating the urgency of the climate justice movement. Klein's new book, "On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal," addresses the necessity of structural change to combat rising global temperatures and climate injustices. Klein praises Greta for her "moral clarity" as one of many youth voices that "burst through the bureaucratic language with which we shield ourselves from the reality of the stakes, the extraordinary stakes, of our moment in history."

Thunberg: 'If you choose to fail us we will never forgive you'   10%

Greta Thunberg has given an impassioned speech at the UN 2019 climate action summit.

Months after Paradise fire triggered her asthma, a teen activist goes to UN climate summit   -14%

Alexandria Villaseñor, Greta Thunberg and other activists filed a complaint to United Nations saying climate change violates the human rights of children.

U.N. Climate Action Summit   10%

Youth Climate activist Greta Thunberg (R) speaks during the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **

Activist tells global leaders she 'will never forgive' them for failing on climate change   80%

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Meet the Teenagers Striking With Greta Thunberg for Climate Justice   10%

On September 20, 2019, millions of young people around the world skipped school to take part in the Global Climate Strike, organized by teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg. They sent a powerful message to world leaders attending the United Nations Climate Action Summit—we need to take action to combat climate change, and we need to do it now. We followed three teenagers as they prepped to join the march for climate justice in New York City—16-year-old Sophie Anderson, 17-year-old Kiana Low and 15-year-old Alessandro Dal Bon. This is what it was like to march that day.

Greta Thunberg's unforgettable message   6%

Jen Psaki writes that at the UN Climate Action Summit, Greta Thunberg made it clear that climate change is an issue that future generations should not be burdened with solving alone.

'How dare you': At UN climate summit, Greta Thunberg slams world leaders in emotional address  

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change. "How dare you," she said.

'The eyes of future generations are on you,' Thunberg tells UN Climate Summit   -5%

Grim-faced, youth activist Greta Thunberg on Monday delivered harsh words to the world's leaders at the start of the UN Climate Action Summit.


Greta Thunberg chastises world leaders at UN climate summit  

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change – "How dare you," she said.

UN climate action summit highlights  

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change – "How dare you," she said.

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action   1%

A day after youth-led global climate strikes, several hundred young activists including Greta Thunberg gathered for a climate summit at the United Nations on Saturday, chiding older generations for doing too little to curb carbon emissions.

'This Is All Wrong,' Greta Thunberg Tells World Leaders At U.N. Climate Session   -20%

"This is all wrong. I shouldn't be up here. I should be back in school, on the other side of the ocean," activist Greta Thunberg tells leaders at a U.N. climate conference.

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Calls On World Leaders To Take Action At The U.N.   10%

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg delivered a speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit calling on world leaders to act to address climate change.

Transcript: Greta Thunberg's Speech At The U.N. Climate Action Summit   11%

"You have stolen my dreams, and my childhood, with your empty words. And yet I'm one of the lucky ones," activist Greta Thunberg, 16, tells world leaders.

A Rising Generation Asserts Itself On Climate Change   10%

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, 16, is calling on young people to skip school Friday and hold rallies to demand more action against climate change.