Greta Thunberg Comes to DC With a Message

Image: Miro Korenha/ODP

ICYMI: On Friday, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg made her way to DC to join a student climate strike at the White House. She had spent most of her US trip in New York after having sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. Thunberg expressed that she didn’t have any interest in meeting with President Trump nor was she invited but did express how critical it was for the United States to take a global leadership role on climate change, stating “I think you have an enormous responsibility…you have a moral responsibility to do that.”

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