‘We will not forgive you’: Greta Thunberg’s speech to leaders at UN – video

Swedish activist addresses world leaders at the UN climate action summit in New York

Greta Thunberg speaks to the UN (Screenshot: CHN)


“This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be standing here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us for hope? How dare you.”

Swedish school girl Greta Thunberg made an angry, accusatory speech to world leaders on Monday in New York.

“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. 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.”

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