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Greta Thunberg’s Speech At The UN Climate Summit Is Going Viral Along With Her Death Stare Directed At Trump
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Greta Thunberg’s Speech At The UN Climate Summit Is Going Viral Along With Her Death Stare Directed At Trump

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is making headlines again. On Monday, she accused world leaders of failing her generation and did so with a charismatic speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit.

Thunberg emphasized that the science behind climate change has been “crystal clear” for more than 30 years, and yet the most powerful people on Earth had failed to take meaningful action. “You are still not mature enough to tell it like it is,” she said. “You are failing us. But the young people are starting to understand your betrayal.”

Image credits: United Nations

Donald Trump appears to have noticed it, tweeting a video of an emotional Thunberg with a sarcastic comment: “She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!”

Thunberg, who started the global School Strike movement with her weekly Friday school strikes in Sweden, has been in New York for the climate summit and briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the as he arrived to a meeting on religious freedom.

When Thunberg came to New York, she said she had little hope she would be able to convince the president to take action on the climate emergency: “I say ‘listen to the science’ and he obviously does not do that. If no-one has been able to convince him about the climate crisis and the urgency, why would I be able to?” the activist said.

Image credits: United Nations

Listen to Thunberg’s entire speech in the video below

Someone tried criticizing her speech:

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But was shut down immediately:

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Other people backed her up as well:

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Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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3 years ago

To all the sad, pitiful, and pathetic internet trolls on this thread who are hiding behind their computers and trashing this young woman-- Greta is million times braver, kinder, compassionate and intelligent than you will ever be.

Cherie of Numenor
Community Member
3 years ago

I agree with you. The losers who are trashing her are pathetic little $hits. She is a 16-year old child...who trashes a child? Oh yeah, nameless, faceless internet trolls....that's who.

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Anne
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3 years ago

You have to be an amazing idiot to think we can continue as we did the past years. We have to conserve natural resources, we have to find sustainable ways of living. Plastics have been amazing - but now it's time to find other solutions. Energy has to be found in different ways - oil is a limited supply. We are killing ourselves if we continue on like this. But nobody listened to scientists the past 30 years.. so.. I don't believe that after the dust has settled, anyone will listen to a child. People need to change, but that's uncomfortable. We are too spoiled.

Full Name
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3 years ago

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"But nobody listened to scientists the past 30 years" . The problem is that all we hear is bullshit doom and gloom. 25 years ago we had 20 years until the coasts drown. 15 years ago we'd be done in 10 years. Now it's 2030. When I was a kid I heard that no matter what we'd have to wear spf 30 just to outside by 2020. Didn't happen. At all. If the environmental movement would be sane and pragmatic about it then the people in the middle would listen. Instead we're driven away by the hyperbole and virtue signalling and rhetoric. When prediction after prediction comes out wrong, what do you expect?

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Liberato
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3 years ago

No one is ever too old to learn nor too young to teach

Kristin Haskins
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3 years ago

THAT! Liberato! THANK YOU!

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Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
Community Member
3 years ago

To all the sad, pitiful, and pathetic internet trolls on this thread who are hiding behind their computers and trashing this young woman-- Greta is million times braver, kinder, compassionate and intelligent than you will ever be.

Cherie of Numenor
Community Member
3 years ago

I agree with you. The losers who are trashing her are pathetic little $hits. She is a 16-year old child...who trashes a child? Oh yeah, nameless, faceless internet trolls....that's who.

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Anne
Community Member
3 years ago

You have to be an amazing idiot to think we can continue as we did the past years. We have to conserve natural resources, we have to find sustainable ways of living. Plastics have been amazing - but now it's time to find other solutions. Energy has to be found in different ways - oil is a limited supply. We are killing ourselves if we continue on like this. But nobody listened to scientists the past 30 years.. so.. I don't believe that after the dust has settled, anyone will listen to a child. People need to change, but that's uncomfortable. We are too spoiled.

Full Name
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3 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

"But nobody listened to scientists the past 30 years" . The problem is that all we hear is bullshit doom and gloom. 25 years ago we had 20 years until the coasts drown. 15 years ago we'd be done in 10 years. Now it's 2030. When I was a kid I heard that no matter what we'd have to wear spf 30 just to outside by 2020. Didn't happen. At all. If the environmental movement would be sane and pragmatic about it then the people in the middle would listen. Instead we're driven away by the hyperbole and virtue signalling and rhetoric. When prediction after prediction comes out wrong, what do you expect?

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Liberato
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3 years ago

No one is ever too old to learn nor too young to teach

Kristin Haskins
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3 years ago

THAT! Liberato! THANK YOU!

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