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#greta thunberg

# greta-thunberg - Friday 3 December, 2021

Debunked: No, this US scientist has never been nominated for a Time Person of the Year
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, this US scientist has never been nominated for a Time Person of the Year

Dec 3rd 2021, 11:46 AM 18,359 Views 0 Comments

The claim is made in an image-based post circulating on Facebook.

# greta-thunberg - Monday 15 November, 2021

Greta Thunberg calls COP26 deal 'vague' as Johnson says summit ‘tipping point’ for end of coal
# Cop26
# Cop26

Greta Thunberg calls COP26 deal 'vague' as Johnson says summit ‘tipping point’ for end of coal

Nov 15th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,583 Views 35 Comments

The COP26 summit ended at the weekend after weeks of negotiations.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 5 November, 2021

Greta Thunberg brands COP26 'a failure' as thousands of young people protest in Glasgow
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Greta Thunberg brands COP26 'a failure' as thousands of young people protest in Glasgow

Updated Nov 5th 2021, 4:30 PM 42,954 Views 193 Comments

At least 8,000 people, including Irish activists, took part in the march.

Youth activists to march through Glasgow demanding climate action at COP26
# Cop26
# Cop26

Youth activists to march through Glasgow demanding climate action at COP26

Nov 5th 2021, 8:16 AM 8,611 Views 30 Comments

Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate to join protesters on the streets.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 8 October, 2021

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia
# Nobel Peace Prize
# Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 10:12 AM 11,788 Views 12 Comments

Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

# greta-thunberg - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Greta Thunberg criticises ‘blah, blah, blah’ from world leaders on climate
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Greta Thunberg criticises ‘blah, blah, blah’ from world leaders on climate

Sep 28th 2021, 6:19 PM 20,239 Views 34 Comments

The Swedish environmental figurehead spoke at a meeting of youth climate activists in Milan.

# greta-thunberg - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Dublin mural of Greta Thunberg repaired after being vandalised
# Emma Blake
# Emma Blake

Dublin mural of Greta Thunberg repaired after being vandalised

Mar 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 30,356 Views 73 Comments

The mural of the 18-year-old environmental activist is painted on the side of a building in Smithfield.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
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# Greta Thunberg

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised

Mar 3rd 2021, 2:45 PM 45,575 Views 96 Comments

The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 25 September, 2020

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests

Sep 25th 2020, 12:54 PM 20,509 Views 54 Comments

Thunberg started her solo protests outside Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on 20 August 2018.

# greta-thunberg - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Greta Thunberg goes back to school after year off for climate
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg goes back to school after year off for climate

Aug 25th 2020, 10:07 AM 48,989 Views 157 Comments

Thunberg did not say in which city or school she would be continuing her studies.

# greta-thunberg - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus

Jun 20th 2020, 12:14 PM 24,885 Views 174 Comments

The teenager hopes coronavirus will open up the discussion about deaths caused by climate change.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 28 February, 2020

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’
# Youth Strike 4 Climate
# Youth Strike 4 Climate

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’

Feb 28th 2020, 8:15 PM 25,715 Views 95 Comments

Thunberg was the headline speaker at the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate on College Green, Bristol.

# greta-thunberg - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’
# Greta Thunberg Foundation
# Greta Thunberg Foundation

Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’

Feb 20th 2020, 8:51 AM 15,153 Views 39 Comments

The teenage climate activist was one of four recipients of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

'We simply cannot waste any more time': Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'We simply cannot waste any more time': Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:39 PM 21,403 Views 56 Comments

President Donald Trump left the Swiss resort expressing regret he didn’t meet Thunberg.

# greta-thunberg - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change
# Davos
# Davos

Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change

Jan 21st 2020, 11:35 AM 26,234 Views 289 Comments

The teenager spoke ahead of US President Donald Trump’s keynote address at the World Economic Forum.

# greta-thunberg - Monday 30 December, 2019

'We thought it was a bad idea': Greta Thunberg's dad says he was worried about her climate activism
# School Strike
# School Strike

'We thought it was a bad idea': Greta Thunberg's dad says he was worried about her climate activism

Dec 30th 2019, 10:50 AM 40,075 Views 141 Comments

Svante Thunberg said that he and his wife made changes in their lives to ‘save’ their daughter.

# greta-thunberg - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year
# Twitter Spat
# Twitter Spat

'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year

Dec 12th 2019, 4:43 PM 61,418 Views 137 Comments

In response, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to read “Currently chilling”.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Greta Thunberg named Time magazine's Person of the Year
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Greta Thunberg named Time magazine's Person of the Year

Dec 11th 2019, 1:11 PM 22,371 Views 106 Comments

The magazine cover has a picture of Thunberg with the subtitle “The Power of Youth.”

# greta-thunberg - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference
# Crisis
# Crisis

'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:19 PM 24,284 Views 127 Comments

The Swedish teenager is attending this year’s UN Climate Conference in Lisbon.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 1 November, 2019

Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved

Nov 1st 2019, 10:58 PM 102,598 Views 227 Comments

COP25 was meant to take place in Chile but is now due to be held in Spain.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 25 October, 2019

Newly discovered beetle named after climate activist Greta Thunberg
# New Discovery
# New Discovery

Newly discovered beetle named after climate activist Greta Thunberg

Oct 25th 2019, 9:44 PM 20,802 Views 106 Comments

The insect measures less than 1mm and has remained unnamed after first being discovered in Nairobi in the 1960s.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 18 October, 2019

Greta Thunberg and late Brendan Grace among recipients of Dublin Lord Mayor's Award
# Lord Mayor Award
# Lord Mayor Award

Greta Thunberg and late Brendan Grace among recipients of Dublin Lord Mayor's Award

Oct 18th 2019, 10:32 PM 24,286 Views 101 Comments

Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe presented the awards at a reception at the Mansion House this evening.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 11 October, 2019

Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington
# Fire Drill Fridays
# Fire Drill Fridays

Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington

Oct 11th 2019, 8:40 PM 21,760 Views 39 Comments

The 81-year-old was arrested alongside 16 other protesters.

'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg

Oct 11th 2019, 4:37 PM 19,041 Views 76 Comments

Robinson was referring to Thunberg’s address at the Climate Action Summit in New York.

# greta-thunberg - Thursday 3 October, 2019

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex
# Feature
# Feature

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:02 AM 1,916 Views 3 Comments

The government has some ambitious targets for 2030 – but industry has plenty of work to do.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'It came from the heart': Tubridy offers clarification over Greta Thunberg comments
# Ryan Tubridy
# Ryan Tubridy

'It came from the heart': Tubridy offers clarification over Greta Thunberg comments

Sep 25th 2019, 11:23 AM 89,070 Views 166 Comments

The host faced criticism for remarks he’d made discussing the climate change activist and her speech to the UN.

# greta-thunberg - Monday 23 September, 2019

'How dare you?': Greta Thunberg slams world leaders at UN climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'How dare you?': Greta Thunberg slams world leaders at UN climate summit

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:06 PM 49,224 Views 218 Comments

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump made a brief unscheduled appearance today at the summit.

# greta-thunberg - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Poll: Will the climate change strike impact government policy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the climate change strike impact government policy?

Sep 21st 2019, 9:55 AM 23,792 Views 180 Comments

Millions of people took part in demonstrations around the world yesterday.

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike
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# Greta Thunberg

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike

Sep 21st 2019, 8:45 AM 10,175 Views 82 Comments

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

# greta-thunberg - Friday 20 September, 2019

Thousands of students set to lead third country-wide climate strike
# School Strike
# School Strike

Thousands of students set to lead third country-wide climate strike

Sep 20th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,604 Views 71 Comments

The strike is part of a global day of action to call on governments to do more to combat climate change.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'I don't want you to listen to me, I want you to listen to the scientists' Greta Thunberg appears before US Congress
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'I don't want you to listen to me, I want you to listen to the scientists' Greta Thunberg appears before US Congress

Sep 18th 2019, 7:50 PM 23,706 Views 177 Comments

President Donald Trump has openly questioned the effects of a changing climate.

# greta-thunberg - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Opinion: Irish people must reduce meat and dairy consumption and production to tackle emissions
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Opinion: Irish people must reduce meat and dairy consumption and production to tackle emissions

Sep 7th 2019, 9:30 PM 20,105 Views 94 Comments

Ireland is the third worst country in the EU for tackling climate change.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Greta Thunberg reaches New York by yacht after crossing the Atlantic to attend climate summit
# Land Ho
# Land Ho

Greta Thunberg reaches New York by yacht after crossing the Atlantic to attend climate summit

Aug 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 19,041 Views 102 Comments

The teenager refused to fly to avoid a plane’s gas emissions.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on a zero-emissions yacht
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on a zero-emissions yacht

Updated Aug 14th 2019, 9:45 PM 56,439 Views 198 Comments

The climate activist is going to New York for a conference but won’t be meeting Donald Trump.

# greta-thunberg - Monday 6 May, 2019

'Be the hero, not the villain': Protesting students wrote to Taoiseach urging him to take climate action
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'Be the hero, not the villain': Protesting students wrote to Taoiseach urging him to take climate action

May 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 14,217 Views 86 Comments

Thousands of students attended climate change demonstrations across the country in March.

# greta-thunberg - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Greta Thunberg tells EU it needs 'cathedral-thinking' on climate change
# Notre Dame
# Notre Dame

Greta Thunberg tells EU it needs 'cathedral-thinking' on climate change

Apr 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 29,339 Views 57 Comments

“Notre Dame will be rebuilt”, Thunberg told MEPs, “I hope its foundations are strong, I hope ours are even stronger.”

# greta-thunberg - Monday 17 December, 2018

15-year-old activist tells climate negotiators at UN summit they are 'not mature enough'
# COP24
# COP24

15-year-old activist tells climate negotiators at UN summit they are 'not mature enough'

Dec 17th 2018, 9:42 AM 29,935 Views 47 Comments

Over the weekend, nations struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty.