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Thousands join Greta Thunberg in telling global leaders it’s time to #FaceTheClimateEmergency​

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and thousands of other advocates for climate action released an open letter Thursday demanding that European Union and global leaders #FaceTheClimateEmergency by pursuing bold and urgent changes to current economic and political systems that are essential to ensure a habitable future planet. By Jessica Corbett Common Dreams “It is now clearer than ever that the […]

July 20th

Climate change deniers love to be (selectively) outraged (Greta vs Seibt)

Recently, deniers absolutely lost their shit when CNN put Greta Thunberg on a panel about coronavirus, hope and fear, to talk about the importance of listening to experts. They also attacked her for the recent news that she’s started her own foundation to give away the monetary prizes she’s won for her activism, including some coronavirus relief efforts specifically targeting at-risk youth. But you probably […]

Climate change denial: Heartland pushes their alt-right Greta Thunberg clone

Greta Thunberg may not be traveling the world at this point, but she’s still driving deniers insane. She made an appearance (via video, of course) at the Oscars and has a forthcoming BBC docu-series. Not to worry though – deniers have a plan to counter her influence, beyond their current approach of raging misogyny. By Climate Denier Roundup Remember […]

February 11th

Trump pitches fossil fuels in Davos, as report puts climate crisis as world’s No. 1 risk

The World Economic Forum’s annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, opened this week with the 15th edition of its Global Risks Report. The top 2 risks on the list are the climate crisis and biodiversity loss, two matters inextricably bound up with each other. And in struts Donald Trump playing pitchman for fossil fuels and taking swipes at climate activism. By Meteor […]

January 23rd

Climate Deniers Definitely Not Mad About Time Making Greta Thunberg Person Of Th

Time magazine has chosen Greta Thunberg as its Person of the Year, a recognition of her incredible success in growing a one-person school strike into the largest ever climate protests. Unsurprisingly, deniers did not exactly take the news in stride. By Climate Denier Roundup  A WUWT post called her an “angry, whiny, self-righteous high-school dropout.” At the Washington Examiner, […]

December 13th

McKibben on Thunberg: Time for adults to follow the childrens’ lead on climate change

On Friday, May 24, over a million young people gathered in some 1,600 locations in 125 countries to plead for effective action on climate change. By Steve Hanley Cleantechnica The global demonstrations were inspired by Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old from Sweden, who told a gathering in Stockholm, “We are facing an existential crisis. We need […]

May 28th