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Sanders Pranked By Russians Posing As Greta Thunberg

The Associated Press reports: Russian pranksters claim they called U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pretending to be climate activist Greta Thunberg and offered Thunberg’s support to his campaign. Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, who have fooled many high-profile victims around the world, posted a recording of the phone call on YouTube on Thursday. The call itself took place in …

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BBC To Produce Docu-Series About Greta Thunberg

The Guardian reports: BBC Studios has announced a documentary series about the teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. The new show will follow Thunberg’s “international crusade” against the climate emergency, focusing on her campaign work as well as her “journey into adulthood”. It will also see Thunberg meet with scientists, politicians and businesspeople to explore the evidence around rising global temperatures. …

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Greta Thunberg Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Reuters reports: Two lawmakers in Sweden have nominated Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling, who are both members of Sweden’s Left Party, said Monday that Thunberg “has worked hard to make politicians open their eyes to the climate crisis” and “action for reducing our emissions and complying with the …

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Mnuchin’s Wife Posts And Deletes Support For Greta

CNN International reports: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s wife Louise Linton on Saturday showed support for climate activist Greta Thunberg, days after her husband took a jab at the teenager. Mnuchin was dismissive of the 17-year-old Swedish climate activist at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and said Thunberg should go study economics in college before weighing in on US …

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Steve Mnuchin Mocks Greta At Davos: Who Is She?

The BBC reports: Donald Trump’s treasury secretary has dismissed Greta Thunberg’s call for immediate fossil fuel divestment, saying the 17-year-old activist should go to college and study economics. In a withering slapdown on the climate emergency movement, Steven Mnuchin pretended not to know who Thunberg was, before dismissing her concerns as ill-informed.  “Is she the chief economist? Who is she, …

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Greta Thunberg At Davos: Our House Is Still On Fire

From Greta Thunberg’s speech at Davos today: One year ago I came to Davos and told you that our house is on fire. I said I wanted you to panic. I’ve been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous thing to do. But don’t worry. It’s fine. Trust me, I’ve done this before …

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Greta: I Wouldn’t Waste My Time Talking To Trump

Reuters reports: Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday that talking to U.S. President Donald Trump at a United Nations summit on global warming would have been a waste of time since he would not have paid any attention. Thunberg said: “Honestly, I don’t think I would have said anything because obviously he’s not listening to scientists and …

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Rush Limbaugh: Dems Exploit The Disabled Like Greta

“This is a tactic that the Democrats use. They will go out and purposely find disabled people, they will make of them prominent political figures, and when they do that, I’m sorry, if they’re going to put disabled people or any other kind of person in the political arena, they are converting them into a political figure. “As such, they’re …

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WH Defends Trump’s Ridiculing Of Greta Thunberg

CNN reports: The White House on Friday issued a statement in response to questions about why the first lady did not respond to her husband’s ridiculing of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg after she was named Time’s “Person of the Year.” #BeBest is the First Lady’s initiative, and she will continue to use it to do all she can to help children,” …

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Michelle Obama Tweets Encouragement To Greta

The Hill reports: Former first lady Michelle Obama sent a message of encouragement to 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg early Friday morning after she faced ridicule from President Trump, telling the teenager to “ignore the doubters.” Trump tweeted Thursday that it was “ridiculous” that Time magazine chose Thunberg as its 2019 “Person of the Year,” an honor he was …

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Trump Ridicules TIME’s Selection Of Greta Thunberg

Axios reports: President Trump called TIME’s decision to name 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as its 2019 Person of the Year “so ridiculous” in a Thursday tweet.Thunberg responded in September to another tweet from the president that mocked her attitude and tactics, saying, “I honestly don’t understand why adults would choose to spend their time mocking and threatening teenagers and …

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Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year: Greta Thunberg

NBC News reports: Greta Thunberg, the soft-spoken Swedish teen who became a global conscience for climate change and environmental activism, has been named Time’s Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. The magazine announced 16-year old Thunberg as its choice Wednesday exclusively on “TODAY.” Thunberg quickly bloomed into one of the world’s most notable and youngest climate change activists. She …

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CANADA: Oil Truckers Convoy Against Greta Thunberg

The CBC reports: A group of oil and gas supporters is planning a counter-rally when Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg shows up at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Friday. Glen Carritt, who organized the United We Roll convoy that travelled to Ottawa in February, said a similar convoy will start in Red Deer, Alta., on Friday morning and make …

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Ethiopian PM Awarded Nobel Peace Prize [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea. He was awarded the prize for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation”. Mr Abiy’s peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war. He was named as …

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Ingraham Compares Greta To “Children Of The Corn”

The Daily Beast reports: Hours after a Fox News guest described 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as a “mentally ill Swedish child,” Fox News host Laura Ingraham took a shot at the teenager by comparing her to the children in a Stephen King horror film. Playing video of Thunberg calling out world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, …

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Fox Apologizes After Guest Calls Greta “Mentally Ill”

Buzzfeed News reports: Fox News apologized to 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Monday after a conservative pundit called her a “mentally ill Swedish child”. Thunberg, who has Asperger’s syndrome, delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations earlier in the day about the impact of climate change on her generation. The speech was then the subject of a segment …

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Trump Ridicules Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump posted a mocking tweet of a 16-year-old climate activist who drew headlines this week for her speech at the United Nations. Trump quoted a particularly emotional line from Greta Thunberg’s address to the Climate Action Summit in a late night tweet on Monday. In it, the Swedish teen said that “people are dying” and …

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Teen Climate Activist Blasts UN World Leaders [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Greta Thunberg shocked the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday with an angry, accusatory tone and direct, frank talk. “This is all wrong,” said the 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden, fighting back tears. “I shouldn’t be up here – I should be in school, across the ocean.” Taking an angry tone, she continued, “You come …

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Fox & Friends Guest: Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Is “Selling Fear To Millions Of Kids” [VIDEO]

“She sells fear. It worked in Sweden, it’s working in Europe and now it’s coming to the U.S., the message of fear sells. There are reports now in Europe where kids are getting anti-anxiety medication. They believe they are going to die. It’s the Greta effect. “She is causing and instilling fear in millions of kids around the world and …

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