She said, "It is time for leaders to leave their comfort zones and see the danger that we are in and do something about it."
Taking a break from her final years of secondary school, she travelled across the Atlantic on a sail boat – allegedly to highlight emissions from flying.
In 2019, she was named winners of Right Livelihood Award, known as “Alternative Nobel”, named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.”
Thunberg said "We climate activists are being listened to — but that doesn't mean that what we are saying is translated into action."
Thunberg saw a lot of criticism during her time at COP25 for 'advocating violence', for which she issued a public apology.
The railway company tweeted out that the activist should've acknowledged the first-class seat she was given as well.
She now wants to be left alone and travel around so that she can try to experience everything.
Greta has become a youth symbol demanding radical change to confront climate change.
Greta Thunberg said, "Our stories have been told over and over again" and “It’s really about them."
Greta Thunberg is in Spain for the COP25 summit and she arrived by boat after a 20-day journey by sea.
She believes collective protests by children from all over the world for climate justice will bring about a positive change.
Almost none of us individually, or as a nation, has acted as we ought on the science of climate change.
Commercial flying accounts for about 2 percent of global carbon emissions and about 12 percent of transport emissions.
Thunberg took a 2 week, 3,000 nautical miles journey from the UK to New York aboard the carbon-neutral yacht.
Greta said, "You don't have to listen to us, but you do have to listen to the science."
Strikes, such as those organised by Greta Thunberg, are a start — an important start. But the choices you and I make — who to work for, who to vote for, and who to buy from — will be what moves the world.
Thunberg has been invited to speak at the UN, World Economic Forum & TED on climate change.
The movement believes our appetites & footprint has accelerated a mass extinction — including our own.