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After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders

21 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do not take strong actions to combat climate change, they will be voted out of office. | Video

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday.

Greta Thunberg to U.S. Congress on climate change: 'Wake up'

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: "Wake up." | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists'

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists."

UPDATE 1-Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists'

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists."

Youth climate activists to join Sweden's Thunberg in protest at U.S. Supreme Court

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 Seven young Americans who have sued the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change will join Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on the steps of the Supreme Court on Wednesday to urge political leaders and lawmakers to support their legal fight and take action to phase out the use of fossil fuels.

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill.

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday.

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

14 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to U.S. President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House. | Video

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

13 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House.

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