Climate activist Greta Thunberg has brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, saying that his comments have "of course no effect" on her and fellow campaigners.
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has brushed off a critic who told her to go and study economics. Who is she? I'm confused'.
She cautioned that while world does not treat, "this crisis as a crisis, and as long as the facts are ignored, we will not solve this crisis".
Greta Thunberg delivered a fiery speech to the world's elite at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, escalating her message that world leaders needs to step up their efforts to fight climate change before it's too late. After a brief pause, he clarified, "It was a joke".
The 50th edition of the annual Swiss Alpine Forum, ending with the threat of climate change - of which UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that humanity could remain "doomed" - burst into the minds of the participants but doubted whether concrete action would be taken.
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"We want to show the people from WEF who want to make money that even though we're young, we still care about the issues".
"We've left our comfort zones to show you that it is time for all of you to leave your comfort zones because it's the uncomfortable things that we do that will be able to save the planet", Nakate said during the panel. "We put ourselves in the spotlight".
"Before we came here, we had a few demands". Of course, these demands were completely ignored.
"They said they had discovered a" discourse change" in the WEF.
"So either you tell us how to achieve this mitigation", she continued, "or explain to future generations and those already affected by the climate emergency why we should abandon our climate commitments".
Asked about Mr Mnuchin's comments, Ms Thunberg said: "Of course it has no effect".