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Arnold Schwarzenegger Praises Greta Thunberg

When an action hero recognizes a climate hero. 👏 Listen to what Arnold Schwarzenegger said about 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg. 🌎

Arnold Schwarzenegger Praises Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger meet in Vienna at a climate summit. This was an opportunity for the actor to deliver an inspiring speech to speed up progress towards the Paris Agreement.

The 16-year-old founder of the School Strike for Climate movement met the former California Governor and Hollywood movie star at the Austrian World Summit R20 in Vienna, beside UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen. The event aims to bring forth more than a thousand leaders from the fields of science, politics and business to discuss how best to tackle climate change. Her activism, which started with her protesting alone in front of the Swedish parliament last August, has inspired consistent student protests around the world. Green parties in Europe have credited Thunberg with helping propel the issue of climate change into the limelight, boosting their results in the latest European Parliament elections.

“Greta and her classmates put the words of the politicians to the test. Will they become actors who support dreamers by making their campaign promises a reality? campaign, a reality? Or will they perpetuate the status quo? And do not tell us the truth and continue to lie to us all the time?” Arnold says at the convention.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who has also invited world leaders in politics to an environmental climate summit in New York in September, said countries aren't doing enough to meet the Paris climate agreement's goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) by the end of the century compared with pre-industrial times. Guterres called for an end to fossil fuel subsidies, saying taxpayers' money shouldn't be used to harm the planet.

Brut.

05/29/2019 3:41 PMupdated: 05/29/2019 4:54 PM
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85 comments

  • Aouatef T.
    05/29/2019 15:43

    Bravo u r gteat

  • James D.
    05/29/2019 15:48

    Climate puppet

  • Sylvien V.
    05/29/2019 15:53

    Yes,we all can do!

  • Valerie F.
    05/29/2019 15:57

    #ArnoldforPrezzie

  • Yolanda C.
    05/29/2019 16:11

    He’s a loser! I have no respect for this fool!!

  • Brut
    05/29/2019 16:13

    Greta Thunberg tells Brut about the importance of saving the planet.

  • Yolanda C.
    05/29/2019 16:16

    Can’t stand this fool!

  • Timothy D.
    05/29/2019 16:25

    Yea, lets listen to what the 1 percent in Hollywood have to say, that makes sense...

  • Mikael P.
    05/29/2019 16:48

    School Not cool

  • Jon S.
    05/29/2019 17:11

  • David O.
    05/29/2019 18:02

    Wow great speech

  • Michael F.
    05/29/2019 18:12

    Wise words. Great speech. Thanks to and

  • Alirio G.
    05/29/2019 20:58

    Nice speech, the problem will be that the leaders around the world take the correct way ti chance the world

  • Hlengiwe M.
    05/29/2019 23:59

    👏👏👏

  • Fadhil T.
    05/30/2019 00:18

    Wow, that's great speech😯

  • Qui A.
    05/30/2019 05:38

    Great honor to be recognized by the immortal terminator

  • Isaías M.
    05/30/2019 06:09

    Electoral campain?????

  • Bhola M.
    05/30/2019 09:12

    .?

  • Romildo S.
    06/01/2019 01:46

    Very good

  • Mando H.
    06/01/2019 16:20

    Not in this lifetime