Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg to launch new book at London Literature Festival

Greta Thunberg has been announced as the headliner for this year’s London Literature Festival.The 19-year-old climate activist will use her slot to launch The Climate Book, a collection of more than 100 contributions from figures such as economist Kate Raworth, writer and activist Naomi Klein and author Margaret Atwood.Hosted in collaboration with Penguin Live at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, her speech will be live streamed for free around the world.I am truly thrilled that Greta Thunberg is headlining this year’s festival in a world exclusive launch of The Climate BookTed Hodgkinson from the Southbank CentreThe festival, which takes...
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Greta Thunberg calls out ‘forces of greed’ and ‘lying’ political leaders as she takes to stage at Glastonbury

Greta Thunberg has called out “lying” political leaders on stage at Glastonbury, saying that dishonesty in public office has not “only become socially acceptable” but something the public expects. She told revellers at the festival that they face a battle against “the forces of greed” if they want to prevent a “total natural catastrophe” caused by climate change.The Swedish environmental activist appeared on the main Pyramid Stage on Saturday afternoon, to deliver a short speech about the climate crisis.She said that the climate crisis is “not the new normal” and will only get worse. However she insisted that “we...

Greta Thunberg delivers a climate warning at Glastonbury

Greta Thunberg has made a surprise appearance at Glastonbury, to warn of the dangers of climate change. The earth's biosphere is "not just changing, it is destabilising, it is breaking down," the 19-year-old told festival-goers from the Pyramid Stage. She criticised world leaders for "creating loopholes" to protect firms whose...