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‘The Simpsons’ may have predicted Greta Thunberg’s climate change speech


After she inspired millions of people to take to the streets in a Global Climate Strike, Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden, spoke to world leaders during the UN Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday 23 September. The teenager didn't mince her words, saying in part:  

“With today’s emissions levels, our remaining CO2 budget will be gone in less than 8.5 years." 

"We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you?"