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Donald Trump vs. Greta Thunberg in Davos

Donald Trump VS Greta Thunberg : 1 climate crisis, 2 points of view at the World Economic Forum.

Trump's belittling of youth activists continues to make the headlines

While President Trump dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and scientists as "perennial prophets of doom" at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, climate strikers in drought-stricken southeast Australia were posting photos on Twitter of Biblical rounds of dust and hail storms, in the aftermath of mega fires that covered an area the size of some European countries. According to the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's 2018 landmark report in 2018, 2030 is deadline for all government institutions to cut CO2 emissions by 45% to stem rising temperatures to 2.7 degrees (Fahrenheit) to avert irreversible tipping points for climate mayhem.

CO2 emissions reached a record high in 2019

On the same day the Mauna Loa Observatory recorded that CO2 emissions levels had reached 415.79 ppm, a new atmospheric record in our human existence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin heaped more scorn on Thunberg at Davos "After she goes and studies economics in college she can come back and explain that to us." Thunberg's response on Twitter put the Secretary's comments in context: "…it doesn’t take a college degree in economics to realize that our remaining 1,5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don’t add up."

Serving as global witnesses, not prophets

Climate youth activists with the "Fridays for Future" movement from the flood-ravaged zones of central Africa and Indonesia, to the burning forests of Brazil to the Congo, and across the world, are not predicting the weather, but simply holding up signs that mirror the realities of spiraling environmental degradation, displacement and injustice in our communities. The real problem is that Trump is not the only leader on a local or global level to misconstrue the efforts of climate youth activists as an excuse for their own inaction or a complete disregard of science in policy decisions.

Brut.

01/21/2020 10:27 PM
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  • Jason D.
    6 days

    Grow some boobs Greta!!!..

  • Vince G.
    02/12/2020 20:36

    Enough of this silly child and her weird outlook,scaring kids with this ideology is only going to create an anxiety depression society.

  • Konrad I.
    02/11/2020 00:52

    For a start, change live style and stop unnecessary pollution. It’s just too hard for the average American / Canadian live style to change...it starts at home! (Cut back) Trash your toys like ATV,s Snowmobiles, guns etc. gasgoglers, unnecessary trips...

  • Frank F.
    02/01/2020 13:22

    “We demand....” really?? Who’s “We”??

  • Romeo J.
    02/01/2020 02:00

    I love global warming 😎

  • Dan H.
    01/31/2020 22:57

    More great coaching on this little girl

  • Lee G.
    01/31/2020 22:41

    Trump 2020

  • Walter L.
    01/31/2020 18:54

    Trump gave a great speech on climate. I specially like when he reminded people that every generation has its bunch of apocalyptic fear mongers predicting the end of the world. That's true! They pop up every single generation! Fear mongering is a good business for someone.

  • David S.
    01/31/2020 17:24

    Hes such a slime ball

  • Epik R.
    01/31/2020 17:10

    She’s fake

  • Scott B.
    01/31/2020 16:29

    Let say for the sake of argument that climate change is totally real and we are all doomed if we don’t fix this how do you propose to do that it would take world cooperation when we can’t even achieve world peace there are countries at war because they don’t believe in the same imaginary god as the other people so if it is real we are all screwed anyways I myself think that the earth is going through it’s natural cycle

  • Gregory C.
    01/31/2020 16:08

    is it just me or does she look like she has down syndrome. She is just another puppet for the global extremist

  • John T.
    01/31/2020 15:51

    She says..." WE DEMAND"....ha !

  • Aaron C.
    01/31/2020 14:04

    This girl brings up a decent point on starting to be cleaner in our everyday life so that our kids dont have to go to the beach with trash bottles in the sand. But the earth is out of our control. Science has proven that the world heats up, it cools down, way before humans walked the earth with our torches. She is blindsided and controlled by global warming extremist. Did you know in Europe scientist who didn't go along with the global warming crisis recieved less funds if any from there government. That's sad that government has to control science too

  • Paul M.
    01/31/2020 11:51

    It is not possible to give a fossil fuels at this point in time if you drive an electric car remember that electricity comes from fossil fuels

  • Kellan M.
    01/31/2020 06:11

    Everyone is focusing on the wrong public figures here. It’s not on the president, not on a script reader nor who is on which side. The real problem in society is what the person in your mirror does everyday that impacts the community/planet. Actions are louder than words

  • Carum S.
    01/31/2020 05:21

    From the comments and this whole debactle as a whole, I gladly embrace the mass extinction that'll occur when Yellowstone's supervolcano blows.

  • Gary G.
    01/31/2020 02:21

    OK GRETA GO SIT IN THE CORNER

  • Edo K.
    01/31/2020 00:53

    Where did they hire her? She isn't that good of an actor at all.

  • Matt V.
    01/30/2020 22:05

    Guys who gave Greta her script huh? She doesnt know what those words mean come on now