She said meeting Mr Trump, a climate change skeptic who is not taking part in Monday's summit, is not a priority for her.
Similar protests, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, were planned in some 150 countries yesterday.
Climate change has made record-breaking heat temperature records twice as likely as record-setting cold temperatures over the past two decades in the contiguous US, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data. "My main objective is to make as much noise as I can, and to do as much as I can to support as many actors involved in this as I can, especially in relationship with the youth", he said.
GMA: What do you expect from today? "So it is important that we step out on the streets and raise our voice against this", says Joanna Hashmi, class 11 student of Legacy School in Bengaluru.
In Canberra, Kabul and Berlin, and elsewhere across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets yesterday to demand that their leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a United Nations summit.
Numerous adults on the streets of NY said it was the first time they had picked up a protest sign over climate threats.
Greta: The numbers from all these cities around the world. Nicholas DuVernay, 17, organized a protest in his politically-conservative small town of La Grande, Ore. "I like that she stood up, and traveled to the USA all the way from Sweden just to make her point".
"Is that really too much to ask?" she told a packed crowd of schoolchildren, their parents and demonstrators in NY before addressing next week's climate conference at the United Nations.
This movement we are planning on continuing.
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It began a year ago when Thunberg started taking time off of school in August to demonstrate outside of Swedish parliament and it quickly grew to become a global youth movement.
GMA: You recently mentioned that news organizations and Congress need to do more than just cover you like a piece of news. Currently, our government refuses to give us that, refuses to secure my right to a safe future, and for generations to come.
"I don't see why he would want to meet a teenager, a climate activist. when he does not listen to science", she said.
I'm so public and so many people are listening to me, then I'm trying to use that positioning to making a change.
"This is all I know how to do, is write and talk and get out and take action", Apaak said. This is not my beliefs or opinions. I'm just trying to communicate the science.
"Developing countries like Ghana are the most affected". About 44% of the population of Ghana have not heard of climate change, one study by Afrobarometer suggests. The protest might have far reaching consequences in forcing various governments of not to take climate change lightly, said the climate change activist.
GMA: What don't people understand about your mission? "We need to join together and show the people in power that we're serious and that we're not going away". I think we are only seeing the beginning. Just slightly over half feel angry, according to the survey.
GMA: What has surprised you the most about your American tour?
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