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Greta Thunberg to sail across the Atlantic to continue climate campaign in the Americas

Greta Thunberg, 16, is a climate activist from Sweden who started a school strike in front of the Swedish parliament in August 2018. Since then, her initiative has inspired school strikes for climate action in more than 150 countries. More than two million people attended global school strikes in March and in May. Greta plans to continue striking every Friday until Sweden is in line with the Paris climate agreement. Greta has addressed decision-makers at the UN climate summit in Poland, at the World

Climate activist Greta Thunberg will sail from Europe to North America in August, kicking off a climate tour through the Americas over the next few months. The sailboat is outfitted with solar panels and underwater turbines to allow for a zero-carbon, trans-Atlantic voyage. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, has announced that she will travel to the United States by …

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