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# greta thunberg

Last month
August 2023
Greta Thunberg pulls out of Edinburgh book festival, accusing a sponsor of 'greenwashing'
The event was due to take place at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 13 August.
This year
Greta Thunberg removed by police again for trying to block access to a Swedish oil facility
The Swedish campaigner had earlier been fined 2,500 kronor (€217) for a previous protest.
Greta Thunberg fined over €200 for 'disobeying police' at Swedish climate protest
The activist ‘took part in a demonstration that disrupted traffic’ and ‘refused to obey police orders to leave the site’, according to the charge sheet.
Zelenskyy meets Greta Thunberg, Mary Robinson to address war’s effect on Ukraine’s ecology
Thunberg denounced the ecological havoc caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Greta Thunberg and Duncan Stewart awarded with Freedom of Dublin
Dublin City Councillors approved the nominations at a monthly meeting on 12 June.
Greta Thunberg and Duncan Stewart due to receive Freedom of Dublin next week
Dublin City Councillors approved the nominations at a monthly meeting yesterday.
'Fight only just begun’: Greta Thunberg takes part in final school strike over climate change
The campaigner has graduated from high school and noted that her future Friday activities ‘technically’ will not be school striking.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Freedom of Dublin
Thunberg has been nominated alongside Eco Eye’s Duncan Stewart for their environmental campaigning.
Student: Instead of enjoying our childhood, we're forced to protest over climate change
Eva Bresnihan will join thousands of students tomorrow, 3 March in a global Fridays for Future climate protest.
Explainer: The story of Greta Thunberg and the small German village on brink of demolition
Here’s a breakdown of the circumstances of the protest in Germany and the activist’s short detention.
Last year
COP27: Greta Thunberg won't attend 'greenwashing' UN climate summit this month
Thunberg said the summits are “used as an opportunity for people in power to get attention”.
All time
Debunked: No, this US scientist has never been nominated for a Time Person of the Year
The claim is made in an image-based post circulating on Facebook.
Greta Thunberg calls COP26 deal 'vague' as Johnson says summit ‘tipping point’ for end of coal
The COP26 summit ended at the weekend after weeks of negotiations.
Greta Thunberg brands COP26 'a failure' as thousands of young people protest in Glasgow
At least 8,000 people, including Irish activists, took part in the march.
Youth activists to march through Glasgow demanding climate action at COP26
Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate to join protesters on the streets.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia
Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Greta Thunberg criticises ‘blah, blah, blah’ from world leaders on climate
The Swedish environmental figurehead spoke at a meeting of youth climate activists in Milan.
Dublin mural of Greta Thunberg repaired after being vandalised
The mural of the 18-year-old environmental activist is painted on the side of a building in Smithfield.
Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.
Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests
Thunberg started her solo protests outside Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on 20 August 2018.
Greta Thunberg goes back to school after year off for climate
Thunberg did not say in which city or school she would be continuing her studies.
Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus
The teenager hopes coronavirus will open up the discussion about deaths caused by climate change.
Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’
Thunberg was the headline speaker at the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate on College Green, Bristol.
Greta Thunberg ‘using award money to create sustainability foundation’
The teenage climate activist was one of four recipients of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award.
'We simply cannot waste any more time': Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos
President Donald Trump left the Swiss resort expressing regret he didn’t meet Thunberg.
Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change
The teenager spoke ahead of US President Donald Trump’s keynote address at the World Economic Forum.
'We thought it was a bad idea': Greta Thunberg's dad says he was worried about her climate activism
Svante Thunberg said that he and his wife made changes in their lives to ‘save’ their daughter.
'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year
In response, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to read “Currently chilling”.
Greta Thunberg named Time magazine's Person of the Year
The magazine cover has a picture of Thunberg with the subtitle “The Power of Youth.”
'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference
The Swedish teenager is attending this year’s UN Climate Conference in Lisbon.
Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved
COP25 was meant to take place in Chile but is now due to be held in Spain.
Newly discovered beetle named after climate activist Greta Thunberg
The insect measures less than 1mm and has remained unnamed after first being discovered in Nairobi in the 1960s.
Greta Thunberg and late Brendan Grace among recipients of Dublin Lord Mayor's Award
Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe presented the awards at a reception at the Mansion House this evening.
Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington
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
Robinson was referring to Thunberg’s address at the Climate Action Summit in New York.
When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex
The government has some ambitious targets for 2030 – but industry has plenty of work to do.
'It came from the heart': Tubridy offers clarification over Greta Thunberg comments
The host faced criticism for remarks he’d made discussing the climate change activist and her speech to the UN.
'How dare you?': Greta Thunberg slams world leaders at UN climate summit
Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump made a brief unscheduled appearance today at the summit.
Poll: Will the climate change strike impact government policy?
Millions of people took part in demonstrations around the world yesterday.
'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike
Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.