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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.

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01/21/2020 10:27 PM
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  • Patrick I.
    07/26/2020 01:51

    Then grow up and do something

  • John B.
    07/24/2020 03:19

    Let her be a kid ??? Maybe she's woke, maybe she has a little common sense to see n understand whats going on, maybe she has been educated unlike that buffoon of a clown

  • Suzanne L.
    07/03/2020 15:43

    He doesn't care about the world and he's ruined so much of the indigenous peoples land already with pipe lines, also taken the land from them on Mount Rushmore disgusting

  • Youssef S.
    06/28/2020 23:10

    STFU GRETA GO BACK TO SCHOOL global warming is fake we have only been recording the weather for 150 years wake up idiot

  • Jason D.
    06/23/2020 14:26

    Take that Greta Thornberg.

  • Cathy F.
    06/15/2020 21:38

    Little girl stick a sock in it.

  • Mick S.
    06/06/2020 22:45

    Where's her mum ? She needs to put that little brat over her knees and smack her bum !

  • Sean M.
    06/02/2020 08:35

    😂😂😂😂 our house is still burning..😂😂😂

  • Ernest R.
    05/26/2020 09:04

    Trump 2020

  • Debbie A.
    05/12/2020 02:12

    🙏🙏💙💙VOTE BLUE💙💙🙏🙏

  • Muss H.
    04/23/2020 00:35

    You can't solve hunger around the world you think you can save the planet?

  • Lorraine B.
    03/09/2020 00:54

    Her mother said from a young age she had mental problems eating disorders she was hospitalized this explains her behavior and rage unfortunately politicians praise her and a portrait of her was done in California

  • Michael U.
    03/09/2020 00:36

    She sounds so stupid

  • Helen C.
    02/22/2020 18:52

    Wonder who is funding her ! To get on Pres.Trumps back !!! Why is she not in China or India !!! Big!! Big !!! Offenders

  • Gil S.
    02/22/2020 14:20

    What do you call 1000 scientists that all agree on the same issue. CORRUPT

  • Jason D.
    02/17/2020 06:50

    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 😎

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