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Teen Activist Greta Thunberg to World Leaders: ‘How Dare You!’

  • Blasts world leaders for failing future generations on climate
  • She joined a group of children in filing a complaint with UN
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Teen Activist Thunberg to World Leaders: 'How Dare You!'
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The 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg scolded heads of state at a United Nations summit on Monday, saying they’re robbing her generation of a future by focusing on money and not on fighting global warming.

“You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,” Thunberg said in a speech at the UN Global Climate Action Summit in New York. “People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are at the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of endless economic growth. How dare you!”