Greta made an emotional speech to the World at the United Nations. This was during the Climate Action Summit on Monday. So Greta, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg appealed to world leaders. All about the grave need to stop the effects of climate change.
As I wrote before, Greta came by boat and then was greeted by Torqeedo the electric boat to drive her from the boat to dock.
Greta Thunberg and the team faced the typical challenges of a transatlantic voyage. That’s including periods of heavy weather and the calms of the Sargasso Sea. However they did escape many of the perils that could come from crossing and against the prevailing winds. Finally and especially during the Atlantic hurricane season.
She said to the world:
“You all come to us young people for hope. How dare you?” she said. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words, and yet, I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing.”
Thunberg grew tearful, as she continued to condemn what she sees as the lack of action on part of leaders around the world to halt climate change. “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you?”
The 2019 Climate Action Summit kicked off at the UN on Monday, where world leaders gathered to discuss serious strategies to mitigate climate change. Representatives of participating nations were told by U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres to come up with “concrete, realistic plans” to further their commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and get to net zero emissions by 2050.
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