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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

59 comments

  • Tharunlal T.
    01/26/2020 02:15

    A crying child have nothing to do with all these issues..... pathetic propaganda brut😏...

  • Suraj S.
    01/25/2020 13:15

    LORD SUN🌞, The ultimate source of power and energy 🌞🔭🌏

  • Nigel L.
    01/24/2020 19:00

    Someone arrest her parents this is child abuse

  • Pablo H.
    01/24/2020 11:09

    You know they learned to convert plastic into fuel now if only there was a way to get huge amount of plastic.

  • Binu J.
    01/24/2020 10:18

    I’m sorry, she will get nowhere

  • Sagar K.
    01/24/2020 09:35

    She is being used for politics. Her speech clearly states that.

  • Atendra A.
    01/23/2020 10:01

    This Girl is retarded. Should be be in mental institution

  • Arnab C.
    01/23/2020 08:47

    Somebody please ask this girl to attend school regularly.

  • Neer J.
    01/23/2020 07:09

    Leader Greta vs Misleader Trump

  • Brut India
    01/23/2020 06:29

    Child climate activists, apart from Greta Thunberg, and what they're doing for the planet:

  • Rohan S.
    01/23/2020 04:23

    I think its better to accept the fact that earth is lost ......i dont think it can be saved by our existing technology and greedy government. Already too much damage has been done

  • Sam S.
    01/23/2020 03:43

    Environment itself can't save mankind, if so there never exists natural disasters like earthquake, wildfire etc.

  • Dinesh N.
    01/23/2020 02:38

    As always scripted speech and just not substance whatsoever by greta

  • Sohail B.
    01/22/2020 22:50

    What the fuck is she even doing? Just making speeches? That's it? Nice

  • Rajesh K.
    01/22/2020 22:18

    its like two high school nibbas arguing 😂😂

  • Aaryan M.
    01/22/2020 21:14

    No emotions, may be Greta needs a slap 👋 Donald on point this time

  • Jaideep P.
    01/22/2020 17:33

    Mituban Saikia u r too simplistic; grow up n atleast read her book! Frogs of the Well need to educate b4 talking to or about frogs of the sea!!

  • Virendra V.
    01/22/2020 15:59

    Whatever She has to say She should say but it is her arrogance which is very disturbing. Infact She is like President Trump...opposite view but both are arrogant personified

  • Mituban S.
    01/22/2020 15:49

    Had a nice laugh when she said "and then nothing" . Didnt know greta was an astrologer too.. She demands state leaders to drop fossil fuels (on which their country run on) and embrace other renewable energy sources like solar , wind. But my dear , these sources requires huge investment , environment to work efficiently. And for most developing countries , it is a matter of survival. Heres an idea. Go to africa , or even visit india and tell the people " Ditch the fossil fuels and go for solar or wind. It will surely burn a hole in ur already burnt pocket and in some cases , u may not be able to feed ur children but everything is OK when it comes to environment , right?" Get real dude. If the world is a show , then greta has seen only the performance , not the works in the backstage.