Greta Thunberg, the teenage Swedish local weather change activist, has no plans to satisfy or discuss with President Donald Trump when she attends the United Nations Local weather Motion Summit in New York subsequent month.
“Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of course, is not going to listen to me?” Thunberg advised CBS in an interview shared on-line Tuesday. “I can’t say anything that he hasn’t already heard.”
The 16-year-old additionally dunked on America’s efforts to fight local weather change within the clip, under. It’s “not very high,” she stated.
Trump has repeatedly questioned the idea of local weather change, calling it a Chinese language hoax and “bullshit,” and his administration is pursuing a decidedly anti-environment agenda. In 2017, Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Settlement on combating the local weather disaster.
Thunberg will journey to the U.S. onboard the 60-foot solar-powered yacht Malizia II together with her father and a movie crew. The zero-emission vessel is scheduled to set sail from Plymouth in southwest England on Wednesday afternoon. The journey is anticipated to take two weeks.
The journey indicators that “the climate change crisis is a real thing,” stated Thunberg, who has risen to world prominence together with her weekly anti-climate change college strikes.
“By doing this it also shows how impossible it is today to live sustainable,” she defined. “That, in order to travel with zero emissions, that we have to sail like this across the Atlantic Ocean.”
After arriving within the U.S, she plans to journey by low-carbon transportation (together with buses and trains) to Canada, the U.N.’s annual local weather summit in Santiago, Chile, in December and different international locations in South America.
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