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Outrage as Greta Thunberg effigy hanged under Rome bridge

Images on social media show effigy with long braids with a sign 'Greta is your God'.

Greta mocks Putin’s ‘kind girl’ jibes on Twitter

Young activist changes bio to read 'a kind but poorly informed teenager'.

I don’t share excitement about Greta Thunberg’s UN speech, says Putin

Russian president dismisses activist as kind but poorly informed teenager manipulated into making unrealistic demands.

Designer slams fashion mogul’s criticism of Greta Thunberg

Bernard Arnault is strongly against the Swedish child activist’s ‘extremely negative’ stance.

Climate movement ‘too loud to handle’ for critics, says Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg says she will continue to march ‘until they listen’.

Hundreds of thousands join children’s climate strikes

Second rally by students in global protests to avert environmental catastrophe.

Australia PM lashes climate critics in UN speech

Prime Minister Scott Morrison implies Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg is being manipulated for ulterior motives.

Greta Thunberg: ‘Miracle’ climate saviour or puppet?

Teen has spurred millions of youths to protest against climate change, driving her detractors crazy.

Trump slammed for trolling Greta Thunberg climate speech

President Donald Trump mocks teenage climate activist after her speech at the United Nations.

Greta Thunberg repeats ‘how dare you’ at UN Summit

World leaders fail to announce concrete plans on climate change.

‘Millions’ protest in youth-led global climate strike

More than 300,000 rallied in Australia alone while four million took the world's streets.

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg protests at White House

Thunberg is demanding action from the US and President Donald Trump as part of a demonstration kicking off two weeks of protests.

Former Bond star Brosnan backs teenage activist Thunberg

Pierce Brosnan says Greta Thunberg should be looked to as an example, and urged people to get more active about environmental matters.

Thunberg takes school strike to gates of United Nations

Greta Thunberg, leader of the Fridays for Future movement, is urging people to join her campaign when world leaders gather in New York next month.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for NYC

The teenager looks forward to the two-week adventure on a zero-emissions yacht as she sails towards New York to attend a UN summit.

Activist Greta Thunberg and UK band release climate track

Thunberg, 16, has become one of the leading voices in the climate debate and the essay she recorded for the album has a direct message.

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament

'We do not need gurus of the apocalypse,' says a French conservative.

Merkel says Greta Thunberg ‘drove us’ to move on climate change

Merkle says her cabinet plans to decide on key steps for a new climate law in September.

Lufthansa CEO sees no ‘Greta effect’ on passenger numbers

Carsten Spohr says Lufthansa is expecting customer growth of about 4% despite support for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Thunberg joins Schwarzenegger in call for climate action

Greta Thunberg has become a figurehead for young climate activists internationally.

‘Flight shame’ has Swedes rethinking air travel

'Flygskam', or flight shame, has become a buzz word referring to feeling guilt over the environmental effects of flying.

German students walk out of school in climate change protest

The protest is part of a global movement known as 'School Strike 4 Climate' or 'Fridays For Future.'

Climate activist Thunberg urges EU to double its carbon reduction targets

Thunberg was joined by Belgian student activists who plan to march in Brussels for the seventh consecutive week to fight climate change.