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Greta Thunberg: Swedish climate activist
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist on climate change whose campaigning has gained international recognition. Thunberg is known for her straightforward speaking manner, both in public and to political leaders and assemblies, in which she urges immediate action to address the climate crisis.

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Prince Harry 'falls for Greta Thunberg impersonator phone call'

Russian hoaxers say they spoke to the duke on two occasions
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Prince Harry 'duped by Greta Thunberg call' Russian pranksters say

Two prank callers claim they rang the Duke of Sussex pretending to be Greta Thunberg and her father.
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Climate change or coronavirus? 'Pick your evil', protesters say

Protesters at a rally led by climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday denounced governments for taking urgent action against the coronavirus outbreak but failing to treat global warming as an..
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Greta Thunberg brands EU's new climate law 'surrender'

Addressing MEPs in Brussels, the activist accused the EU of "pretending to be a climate leader".
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Greta Thunberg in Bristol: 'The world is on fire'

The Swedish teen environmental campaigner rallies protesters ahead of a march through the city.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg says people must 'be the adults in the room' in rallying cry to 30,000 climate protesters in Bristol

'Words and promises' from politicians not enough to avert environmental catastrophe, teenager tells crowds
Independent - Published

'The world is on fire,' Greta Thunberg tells UK climate rally

Greta Thunberg denounced politicians and the media on Friday for failing her generation, saying the world is on fire but they are ignoring a looming climate cataclysm.
Reuters - Published

Thousands brave the rain for Greta Thunberg at British climate rally

Several thousand people braved the rain on Friday to join Greta Thunberg, the teenage activist who has reprimanded governments across the world for failing her generation with climate change, in a..
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg appears at climate rally in English city of Bristol

Greta Thunberg appeared at climate rally on Friday in the English city of Bristol.
Reuters - Published

'Do not underestimate the scale of this protest': Greta Thunberg protest in Bristol set to attract tens of thousands

Children across UK defying warnings to join environmental icon at huge demonstration
Independent - Published

Greta Thunberg to draw thousands at British climate rally

Greta Thunberg, the teenage activist who has reprimanded governments across the world for failing her generation with climate change, is expected to draw a crowd of thousands on Friday when she leads a..
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Bristol roads shut for Greta Thunberg climate strike

Greta Thunberg will join the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate event before marching through the city.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg climate strike: Bristol roads shut for march

Greta Thunberg will join the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate event before marching through the city.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg: Who is the teenage climate change activist?

The Swedish teenager started a climate change protest that grew into a global movement of millions.
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British police issue safety warning over Greta Thunberg rally

Police have issued a safety warning over a climate protest rally in the southwestern city of Bristol on Friday which will be addressed by teenage activist Greta Thunberg.
Reuters - Published

Police warn of 'inadequate safety' at Greta Thunberg protest

Police said there was a risk of "falls and crushing" if thousands of people joined the Bristol protest.
BBC News - Published

Climate activist Thunberg heads growing field of Nobel Peace Prize candidates

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong and the NATO military alliance are among those tipped for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, following nominations by..
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg meets Malala at university

The campaigners posed for a photo together at Lady Margaret Hall at the University of Oxford.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg to join Bristol climate strike

17-year-old due to make speech before joining samba band-accompanied march
Independent - Published

Greta Thunberg to join school strike in Bristol

Bristol Youth Strike for Climate said it was "honoured to be welcoming Greta Thunberg".
BBC News - Published

EU's top diplomat under fire again for 'Greta syndrome' remark

The European Commission had to apologize again on Monday for a comment by foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, who had questioned young people's commitment to the fight against climate change, referring..
Reuters - Published

Greta Thunberg to trademark 'Fridays for Future'

The climate change activist said people had tried to sell products and make money in the movement's name.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg seeks to trademark her name to stem misuse

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Instagram on Wednesday she has applied to register her name and that of the Fridays For Future movement she founded in 2018, which has gone global and..
Reuters - Published

As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics

If making headlines and drawing flak is a measure of success at Davos, then Greta Thunberg probably came out on top of this year's edition of the Alpine business-meets-politics gathering.
Reuters - Published

'Stop (f)lying to us': Swiss ski town's teens join Greta in protest

A short walk from where she spent the week rubbing shoulders with world leaders, Greta Thunberg showed solidarity with the climate strikers of Davos on the last day of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Reuters - Published

Greta, Merkel, big oil and a tax truce - Davos Thursday highlights

Here are the highlights from Day 3 of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss ski resort of Davos:
Reuters - Published

Greta rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig in latest climate clash

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Greta Thunberg she should study economics on Thursday, a jibe which prompted the climate activist to say she didn't need a degree to know the world was not..
Reuters - Published

Get an economics degree Greta, then we'll talk: U.S. Treasury chief

Just as the spat between U.S. President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg seemed to be subsiding, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a new dig at the climate activist on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Trump's parting gifts, the Piano Man, Greta meets a prince - Davos Wednesday highlights

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) rolled on into Wednesday in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Reuters - Published

Study economics, Thunberg told by US treasury head

Steven Mnuchin tells the activist to study economics after she told investors to exit fossil fuels.
BBC News - Published

Trump laments missing Davos star Greta's speech

U.S. President Donald Trump called climate activists like Greta Thunberg "prophets of doom" at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. By Wednesday he was lamenting not having watched the teenage..
Reuters - Published

Davos 2020: Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg

The Prince of Wales calls for a "paradigm shift" in the way the world deals with climate change.
BBC News - Published

Trump has parting words for the star of Davos, Greta Thunberg

Just before he departed the slopes of Davos, U.S. President Donald Trump had some final words for Greta Thunberg, saying he would have loved to have seen her speak at the World Economic Forum.
Reuters - Published

Trump says he would have loved to have seen Greta Thunberg speak

U.S. President Donald Trump said he doesn't think climate change is a hoax and would have loved to have seen Greta Thunberg speak while he was at Davos.
Reuters - Published

The Greta and Trump show - Davos highlights on Tuesday

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off on Tuesday in the ski town of Davos.
Reuters - Published

Thunberg v Trump: A trillion trees is 'not enough'

Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump an hour earlier.
Reuters - Published

Trump touts U.S. economy, dismisses climate 'prophets of doom' as Greta looks on

U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of the U.S. economy in Davos on Tuesday, dismissing "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change to an audience that included Greta Thunberg.
Reuters - Published

Greta says planting not enough after Trump backs trillion tree plan

Greta Thunberg said planting trees was not enough to address climate change on Tuesday, in an apparent rebuke to a planting pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Reuters - Published

'Forget about net zero, we need real zero'

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
BBC News - Published

Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' at World Economic Forum

The US leader attacks environmentalists at the World Economic Forum, which Greta Thunberg is attending.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg calls on world leaders to listen to young activists

Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a new generation of activists to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, urged world leaders to listen to young people on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business..
Reuters - Published

Federer responds to climate change critics over Credit Suisse links

Campaigners including Greta Thunberg want Federer to end a sponsorship deal with Credit Suisse.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to 'Sharon' after game show error

It was a playful nod to actor Amanda Henderson, whose answer to a game show question went viral.
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I wouldn't have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday that talking to U.S. President Donald Trump at a United Nations summit on global warming would have been a waste of time since he would not..
Reuters - Published

When Greta Thunberg met Sir David Attenborough

The teenage activist and veteran naturalist talk to each other for the first time (via Skype).
BBC News - Published


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