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  • Greta Thunberg, other climate change activists in Glasgow slam 'greenwashing' and 'false solutions'

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg stormed out of an event Wednesday at the U.N. Climate Change Conference, where officials and business leaders were discussing how to ensure that markets for trading carbon offsets actually achieve the purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Greta Thunberg storms out of COP26 event: 'Thanks for greenwashing'

    On day three of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg abruptly exited a panel discussion on the role of finance in protecting forests and supporting the rights of Indigenous peoples and local communities. Following a statement from Samuel A. Jinapor, a representative of the Ghanian Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Thunberg walked across the stage, shouting, "Thanks for greenwashing," before leaving the room.

  • Who is Greta Thunberg?

    By now you’ve probably heard of Greta Thunberg, a young activist at the forefront of the movement to address climate change. But where did she come from? Yahoo News explains how Thunberg went from skipping school for protests to being an international icon.

  • What is the People's Climate Movement?

    Since 2014, dozens of climate activist groups in the United States have joined to form what they call the People’s Climate Movement. Yahoo News explains how and why they came together and what they hope to accomplish in the fight against climate change.

  • Greta Thunberg is playing an inside/outside game at COP26

    At this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference, few world leaders and celebrities are commanding more attention than 18-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

  • COP26 kicks off with big promises from world leaders — but activists aren’t sure they mean it

    The highly anticipated U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, launched on Monday with leaders from around the world using their opening remarks to stress their commitment to taking significant steps to combat climate change. However, just outside the Scottish Event Campus, the venue hosting the official delegations, activists and protesters expressed doubt that COP26 will produce meaningful results.