Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg donates million-euro rights prize

LISBON: Climate activist Greta Thunberg was awarded a Portuguese rights award and pledged the million-euro prize to groups working to protect the environment and halt climate change. “That is more money than I can begin to imagine, but all the

Thunberg donates prize money to support children during pandemic

STOCKHOLM: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has donated a $100,000 prize she won from a Danish foundation to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for use against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Like the climate crisis, the coronavirus pandemic is a child

Greta Thunberg most ‘likely’ infected by COVID19

STOCKHOLM: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has said that it was “extremely likely” that she had contracted the new coronavirus, after experiencing several symptoms following a trip to central Europe. “Around ten days ago I started feeling some symptoms… I

Greta Thunberg urges climate activists to avoid mass protests

LONDON: Activist Greta Thunberg has urged climate campaigners to avoid mass protests as the new coronavirus spreads worldwide. The 17-year-old Swedish activist said her “Fridays for Future” movement which holds weekly strikes against climate change would organise online strikes instead.

Malala meets Greta Thunberg at Oxford University

LONDON: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at the University of Oxford on Tuesday and posed for a photo together. Malala is a student at the University of Oxford. The 22-year-old posted a photo

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time’s Person of the Year

NEW YORK: Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. Thunberg, who turns 17 in January is known for her blunt, straightforward speaking manner, has urged immediate action to address what she

Leonardo DiCaprio praises climate change activist Greta

LOS ANGELES: Leonardo DiCaprio praised the teenage climate change activist, Greta Thunberg and called her a “leader of our time” in his recent Instagram post. The post from the actor came after meeting Thunberg for the first time. DiCaprio took

DiCaprio calls Greta Thunberg ‘leader of our time’

LOS ANGELES: Actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has paid tribute to teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, describing her as a “leader of our time.” On Friday, the actor uploaded two photographs on Instagram showing himself beside Thunberg in a garden.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines environmental award

VANCOUVER: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday refused to accept an environmental award, saying the climate movement needed people in power to start to “listen” to “science” and not awards. The young climate activist, who has rallied millions to