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Greta Thunberg donates $100,000 prize money for children in Covid-19 crisis

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, the world body said Thursday. “Like the climate crisis, the coronavirus pandemic is a child rights crisis,” Thunberg, 17, was quoted as saying in the UNICEF […]

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Greta Thunberg reveals that she may have had coronavirus

Climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday that while self-isolating after recent travels in Europe, she probably came down with Covid-19, and urged other young people to stay at home too if even just a little unwell, to help stop the novel coronavirus. Thunberg said on Instagram she had now recovered from symptoms milder than […]

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Russian pranksters talk to Prince Harry by pretending to be Greta Thunberg

Two Russian pranksters claim they duped the Duke of Sussex into making comments about quitting the Royal Family. One of the pair, Alexey Stolyarov, said Prince Harry discussed various issues after they impersonated teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and her father in two phone calls. In the calls, Prince Harry is said to criticise Donald […]

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When climate activist Greta Thunberg met education activist Malala Yousafzai

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at Britain’s University of Oxford on Tuesday and posed for a photo together. 22-year-old, Malala who is a student at the University of Oxford posted a photo on Instagram of herself and Thunberg sitting on a bench with their arms around each other, […]

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Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to ‘Sharon’ after game show error

Greta Thunberg has changed her name to Sharon on Twitter, in honour of a game show contestant who appeared to have no idea who she was. While appearing at a game show, actor Amanda Henderson was asked to name the teenage climate activist. Looking stumped, Henderson shook her head and guessed: “Sharon.” A clip of […]

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Greta Thunberg celebrates birthday with 7-hour climate protest

Teenage climate activists  Greta Thunberg turned 17 on Friday. She marked her birthday with a seven-hour protest outside the Swedish parliament. Thunberg braved winter conditions in her native Stockholm to continue the weekly Friday School Strike for the Climate campaign that helped catapult her to international fame. “I stand here striking from 8am until 3pm […]

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Greta Thunberg’s father says he is “not at all proud” of his daughter

When teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg’s father was asked if he was proud of his daughter, he replied saying definitely not. In a BBC interview Svante was asked the question to which he said he didn’t really care for pride and was “not at all proud” of Greta, his daughter. He was also asked about […]

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Greta Thunberg sums up 2019 in five words

As 2019 is coming to an end, users of micro blogging site Twitter came up with hashtag #2019in5words. Joining this trend, 16 years old climate and environmental activist Greta Thunberg, wrote, “Our house is on fire. #2019in5words.” Her tweet was liked nearly 250 thousand times and was retweeted by over 50 thousand users. Our house […]

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Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. Thunberg, who turns 17 in January and who is known for her blunt, straightforward addresses to world leaders, has urged immediate action to address what she describes as the global climate crisis. [email protected] is TIME's 2019 Person of the […]

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Brazil President Bolsonaro calls Greta Thunberg ‘Pest’

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro called Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg a “brat” on Sunday after the activist condemned the weekend killing of two indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest. The Guajajara tribal members were shot dead in the northeastern state of Maranhao on Saturday, taking to three the number of indigenous people killed in the area […]

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Greta Thunberg’ spotted in a 120-year-old photo

A photograph of a girl taken 121 years ago has gone viral and sparked rumours that teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is a time traveller who’s come back from the past to save the future. The photo discovered in the University of Washington archives, shows three children fetching water from a well. A girl in […]

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Greta Thunberg changes twitter bio after Vladimir Putin criticised her UN Climate Summit speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin mocked  teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg’s impassioned and powerful speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit. Putin speaking at an energy forum in Moscow said Greta Thunberg may have had good intentions and is sincere, but was poorly informed and has little or no idea about conditions in developing countries. […]