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12:00 AM, April 21, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:56 AM, April 21, 2019

‘Very naïve’ Thunberg says time running out

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wants to fix climate change and hopes for world peace, but acknowledges that she might be being “very naive”. “I think what I want for the future is just that we fix everything and that we fix the climate and the ecological crisis so that everyone lives in peace, I guess, very naive,” she told Reuters, shrugging her shoulders. Thunberg shot to prominence last August with weekly sit-ins on the cobblestones in front of Stockholm’s Parliament House with her “school strike for climate” sign. Thousands of students around the world have since copied her and youth organisations have launched school strikes involving students in more than 40 countries. Her blunt criticism of politicians has raised some eyebrows, but she warned that it was up to the current crop of leaders to find solutions because time was running out.


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