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'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign
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'Don’t celebrate me if you are not going to listen': Manipuri child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turns down Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign

Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam turned down the offer to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign on International Women's Day, hoping that her refusal will help attract the attention of the government towards her concerns

EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050
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EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050

To finance the climate transition, the EU plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change.

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.”

'Our house is on fire': Greta Thunberg sums up 2019 by reiterating focus on climate crisis, quotes World Economic Forum speech
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'Our house is on fire': Greta Thunberg sums up 2019 by reiterating focus on climate crisis, quotes World Economic Forum speech

Echoing the cautionary words from her famous speech at the World Economic Forum earlier this year, Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Saturday jumped on the bandwagon to sum up 2019 in just five words, reminding the world once again of the fact that "our house is on fire."

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.

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 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.

'Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveller?': Twitter lights up with conspiracy theories after a 120-year old picture of the climate activist's lookalike goes viral
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'Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveller?': Twitter lights up with conspiracy theories after a 120-year old picture of the climate activist's lookalike goes viral

A 120 year-old photograph of a girl that looks like a doppelganger of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has taken social media by storm.

Activist Greta Thunberg rejects environmental prize, says 'climate movement needs people in power to listen to science, not awards'
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Activist Greta Thunberg rejects environmental prize, says 'climate movement needs people in power to listen to science, not awards'

While thanking the Nordic Council for the 'huge honour', Thunberg also criticised Nordic countries for not living up to their "great reputation" on climate issues.

Greta Thunberg is taking over the world, but she is not alone in this mission
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Greta Thunberg is taking over the world, but she is not alone in this mission

The uniqueness of Thunberg's speech — at times reserved, at others blunt — partly comes from her Asperger's syndrome.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg's voice speaks just as loud as her words
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg's voice speaks just as loud as her words

Thunberg and her followers argue for systems change, but they do so as a chorus of individual voices.

Global Climate Strike: A look at the strike that is demanding climate action today
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Global Climate Strike: A look at the strike that is demanding climate action today

The global strike was called by climate activist Greta Thunberg and by her organization Fridays for Future.

Barack Obama meets Greta Thunberg, calls her 'planet's greatest advocates'
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Barack Obama meets Greta Thunberg, calls her 'planet's greatest advocates'

Thunberg said, "No one is too small to have an impact and change the world, so just do everything you can. Be creative."

Greta Thunberg reaches New York to a staggering welcome following 3,000-mile journey by sailboat
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Greta Thunberg reaches New York to a staggering welcome following 3,000-mile journey by sailboat

She is in New York to attend and speak at the United Nations Climate Action Summit next month.

Teen activist Greta Thunberg says meeting US President Trump would be a 'waste'
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Teen activist Greta Thunberg says meeting US President Trump would be a 'waste'

'Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of course, is not going to listen to me?'

Greta Thunberg takes climate change message to the US via high-tech racing yacht
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Greta Thunberg takes climate change message to the US via high-tech racing yacht

The yacht is fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines to generate zero-carbon electricity on board.