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Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg

A Nobel for Thunberg?

"There is a relationship between environmental damage and our increasing problem with pandemics and I wonder whether the Nobel Peace Prize Committee might want to highlight that," he told Reuters.

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg walks along the quayside to board an electric powered rib, before travelling to board the Malizia II IMOCA class sailing yacht off the coast of Plymouth, southwest England, on 14 August 2019.

Greta Thunberg: World must 'tear up' old contracts, build new systems to save climate

The letter also called for binding annual "carbon budgets" to limit how much greenhouse gas countries can emit to maximise the chances of capping the rise in average global temperatures at 1.5C, a ...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a protest outside the EU Council as EU environment ministers meet in Brussels, Belgium, 5 March 2020.

Greta says probably had COVID-19

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday that while self-isolating after recent travels in Europe she probably came down with COVID-19, and urged other young people to stay at home too if ...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in the rally 'Europe Climate Strike' in Brussels, Belgium, 6 March, 2020.

Trump says Greta Thunberg should 'chill,' go to movies

US president Donald Trump on Thursday slammed Time magazine's naming of Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year, saying the climate activist should "chill" and go see a movie."So ridiculous. Greta ...

Trump says Greta Thunberg should 'chill,' go to movies

Young climate icon Greta Thunberg named Time's person of the year

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was chosen as Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year, the magazine announced Wednesday.The 16-year-old has found herself in the role of spokesperson ...

Young climate icon Greta Thunberg named Time's person of the year

Greta Thunberg leaves N America as new Europe adventures await

"Extremely educational" is how Greta Thunberg sums up her North American sojourn as she prepares to cross the Atlantic once more, this time bound back for Europe.The 16-year-old Swede, who became ...

Greta Thunberg leaves N America as new Europe adventures await

Gen Z taunts old-timers with 'OK boomer' jibe

Call it an eye-roll from the "snowflakes" to the old-timers they blame for climate change and student debt. "OK boomer" is the new rallying cry for Generation Z, and the meme-friendly putdown is ...

Gen Z taunts old-timers with 'OK boomer' jibe

Greta Thunberg and her legacy

In August 2018 a young girl quietly began her solitary protest against the devastating impact humans, especially people in power, were inflicting on nature. She skipped her school and sat on the cold ...

Greta Thunberg and her legacy

Greta Thunberg declines award

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday refused to accept an environmental award, saying the climate movement needed people in power to start to "listen" to "science" and not awards.The ...

Greta Thunberg declines award

UK museum names blind beetle after Greta Thunberg

Britain's Natural History Museum on Friday named a tiny, blind and wingless beetle after climate activist Greta Thunberg.The honey-coloured insect, measuring less than one millimetre, was discovered ...

UK museum names blind beetle after Greta Thunberg
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