Greta Thunberg is a climate activist. She says that all she wants is for adults to behave like adults, and act on the information that is all around us.
"blah, blah, blah. Words that sound great. But so far has led to no action." Greta, Youth4climate Summit, Milan, 27Sep2021
COP26 UN framework on climate change 2021
COP26 Conference of the Parties, in Glasgow, Nov 3, 2021. Greta interrupted a panel on carbon offsets to protest about greenwashing and the dangers of relying on the credits to compensate for emissions. polluters and bankers, progress was disappointing.
Greta Thunberg TEDxStockholm The disarming case to act right now on climate change
"it's a fact"
"Can you hear me?"
"Can you hear me?" she asked. "Around the year 2030, ten years from now, we will be in a position where we set off an irreversible chain reaction beyond human control that will most likely lead to the end of our civilization as we know it."
She described the eagerness to frack for shale gas, and to search for dwindling oil and gas reserves as absurd. "You don't listen to the science because you are only interested in solutions that will enable you to carry on like before," she said.
Skolstrejk for Klimatet /School Strike for Climate
Greta's lonely school strike helped spark a climate movement.