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Climate change is a matter of life and death says Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate
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Climate change is a matter of life and death says Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate

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."

Greta Thunberg back in school after year-long break campaigning for climate action
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Greta Thunberg back in school after year-long break campaigning for climate action

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.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — again
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — again

In 2019, she was named winners of Right Livelihood Award, known as “Alternative Nobel”, named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.”

Greta Thunberg, David Attenborough talk climate movement, world leaders on BBC radio show
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Greta Thunberg, David Attenborough talk climate movement, world leaders on BBC radio show

Thunberg said "We climate activists are being listened to — but that doesn't mean that what we are saying is translated into action."

Greta Thunberg goes on Christmas break: 'You need to take rest....cannot do this all the time'
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Greta Thunberg goes on Christmas break: 'You need to take rest....cannot do this all the time'

Thunberg saw a lot of criticism during her time at COP25 for 'advocating violence', for which she issued a public apology.

Greta Thunberg travels home for Christmas in a 'crowded' train, German railway responds
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Greta Thunberg travels home for Christmas in a 'crowded' train, German railway responds

The railway company tweeted out that the activist should've acknowledged the first-class seat she was given as well.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is honored to be crowned Time's Person of the year
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg is honored to be crowned Time's Person of the year

She now wants to be left alone and travel around so that she can try to experience everything.

Brazilian President calls Greta Thunberg 'brat', she changes her Twitter bio
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Brazilian President calls Greta Thunberg 'brat', she changes her Twitter bio

Greta has become a youth symbol demanding radical change to confront climate change.

Greta Thunberg has 'moral duty' to shine a light on others suffering from climate change
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Greta Thunberg has 'moral duty' to shine a light on others suffering from climate change

Greta Thunberg said, "Our stories have been told over and over again" and “It’s really about them."

Greta Thunberg arrives in Madrid by train for the Fridays for Future protest
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Greta Thunberg arrives in Madrid by train for the Fridays for Future protest

Greta Thunberg is in Spain for the COP25 summit and she arrived by boat after a 20-day journey by sea.

The 11-year-old who’s holding governments accountable for inaction on climate change
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The 11-year-old who’s holding governments accountable for inaction on climate change

She believes collective protests by children from all over the world for climate justice will bring about a positive change.

There are three types of climate change deniers, most of us are at least one
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There are three types of climate change deniers, most of us are at least one

Almost none of us individually, or as a nation, has acted as we ought on the science of climate change.

Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hit
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Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hit

Commercial flying accounts for about 2 percent of global carbon emissions and about 12 percent of transport emissions.

Greta Thunberg's trans-Atlantic journey aboard carbon-neutral Malizia II: All you need to know
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Greta Thunberg's trans-Atlantic journey aboard carbon-neutral Malizia II: All you need to know

Thunberg took a 2 week, 3,000 nautical miles journey from the UK to New York aboard the carbon-neutral yacht.

Greta Thunberg dismisses climate crisis critics at French Parliament speech
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Greta Thunberg dismisses climate crisis critics at French Parliament speech

Greta said, "You don't have to listen to us, but you do have to listen to the science."

Greta Thunberg is right; we aren't responding to climate change like the crisis it is
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Greta Thunberg is right; we aren't responding to climate change like the crisis it is

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.

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Thunberg has been invited to speak at the UN, World Economic Forum & TED on climate change.

Extinction Rebellion activists want you to give up on us, or fight climate change
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Extinction Rebellion activists want you to give up on us, or fight climate change

The movement believes our appetites & footprint has accelerated a mass extinction — including our own.