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Greta Thunberg


Greta Thunberg’s volley puts Roger Federer on backfoot

January 14, 2020 9:53 am

A tweet from a climate activist group, a retweet from Greta Thunberg, and a trending hashtag was enough to send the 20-time Grand Slam champion on the backfoot.

Explained: What is Adani coal-mining project in Australia which Greta Thunberg is opposing?

January 14, 2020 9:13 am

Greta Thunberg and other environment activists had urged Siemens to snap ties with Adani's Carmichael project, which the engineering company on Monday refused to do.

Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to 'Sharon' after game show error

January 04, 2020 9:12 am

On BBC’s show Celebrity Mastermind, contestant and actor Amanda Henderson was asked to name the 17-year-old climate activist, but as she had no idea, she shook her head and guessed it as ‘Sharon’.

On Greta Thunberg and others who inspired and led from the front

December 20, 2019 7:03 pm

How to fix a broken world: Greta Thunberg has certainly led the way with her unusual protest, but this is a year which has seen the youth come forward to fight the good fight across the world

Greta Thunberg ends up in Twitter spat with German rail company while headed home

December 17, 2019 1:28 pm

The clash was sparked by a tweet in which Greta Thunberg was pictured on the floor of a compartment with her belongings beside her. "Travelling on overcrowded trains through Germany. And I'm finally on my way home!" she had written.

'Chill Greta, chill': Trump mocks Greta Thunberg after she's named 'Time Person of The Year'

December 13, 2019 1:56 pm

In an apparent riposte to Trump's critical remarks, Greta Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to take on the US President's criticism. Her bio read: "A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend".

'Go Greta Go!': Netizens cheer for climate change activist for becoming youngest TIME Person of the Year

December 12, 2019 4:23 pm

"She is not a scientist or a politician. She has no access to traditional levers of influence: she’s not a billionaire or a princess, a pop star or even an adult. She is an ordinary teenage girl who, in summoning the courage to speak truth to power, became the icon of a generation," the report added.

Greta Thunberg is Time's 2019 Person of the Year: What kids can learn from the teen activist

December 13, 2019 8:06 am

Greta Thunberg: The teen activist who began her journey with the 'school strike for climate change' or Fridays for Future is a global icon today. She is an inspiration and your kids can learn several things from her journey.

Greta Thunberg changes Twitter bio to troll Bolsonaro for calling her a 'brat'

December 12, 2019 11:36 am

The Swedish climate activist briefly changed her twitter bio to “Pirralha” which translates to 'brat' in English after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called her a "brat".

Greta Thunberg is TIME's 2019 Person of the Year

December 11, 2019 9:25 pm

The teenager, who recently made headlines by angrily thundering “How Dare You” at the world's most powerful leaders at the UN Climate Summit for their inaction, was honoured by the magazine on Wednesday.