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Shirley Manson: ‘Greta Thunberg is a brightly coloured little bird in a coalmine sounding the alarm for others’

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Born in Edinburgh, Shirley Manson, 55, was in the bands Goodbye Mr Mackenzie and Angelfish before she relocated to the United States to become lead singer of Garbage. Their self-titled debut album was released in 1995...

Greta Thunberg to publish a ‘go-to source’ book on the climate crisis

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Greta Thunberg is releasing a new book this autumn, which aims to offer a “global overview of how the planet’s many crises connect”. “I have decided to use my platform to create a book based on the current best availa...

Liv Ullmann: ‘I ran after Greta Garbo in the street. She outpaced me’

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When you were working with Ingmar Bergman, were you aware that you were creating some of the greatest films in history, or did that realisation only happen with time? PaulMarnier When I met him, I had been an actor fo...

Greta Thunberg condemns ‘racist’ decision to let UK firm mine on Sami land

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Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg denounced as “racist” and “colonial” the decision by the Swedish government on Tuesday to allow a British company to dig an open-cast iron ore mine on land belonging to the indi...

Greta Thunberg condemns UK firm’s plans for iron mine on Sami land

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A British company has fallen foul of Greta Thunberg, Unesco, Sweden’s national church, and the indigenous people in the north of the country over plans for an open-pit mine on historical Sami reindeer-herding lands. T...

Greta Thunberg says it’s ‘strange’ Joe Biden is considered a climate leader

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Greta Thunberg has criticised Joe Biden for not leading the fight against the climate crisis. In an interview with the Washington Post, the 18-year old Swedish environmental activist pushed back against the idea of t...

Sampdoria’s Morten Thorsby: ‘They call me football’s Greta Thunberg’

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“I was living on my own for the first time and had a lot of time to read,” says the Sampdoria and Norway midfielder Morten Thorsby, explaining how he went from caring about the environment to becoming a climate emerge...

‘Cop26 is a failure’: Greta Thunberg rallies climate activists in Glasgow – video

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Greta Thunberg had harsh words for world leaders and the press in a powerful speech at the end of a Fridays for Future protest in Glasgow as the first week of the Cop26 summit concluded

Greta Thunberg leaves carbon offsetting meeting urging attendees to ‘stop greenwashing’ – video

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A video of Greta Thunberg leaving a meeting on improving the integrity of the voluntary carbon market has appeared from Cop26. As the climate activist leaves, Thunburg tells those in attendance to 'stop greenwashing'....

‘Greta Thunberg would love it – Shell’s CEO less so’: Joe Lycett vs the Oil Giant review

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There are two kinds of greenwashing. The first involves corporations making us believe that their products are environmentally sustainable. It’s what Derren Brown calls misdirection of attention. For instance, if you ...

Greta Thunberg: I’m open to meeting Biden at Cop26 but don’t expect much

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Greta Thunberg is “open” to meeting with Joe Biden at the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, though the young Swedish activist does not expect much from either the US leader or the make-or-break summit that run...

‘Blah, blah, blah’: Greta Thunberg lambasts leaders over climate crisis

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Greta Thunberg has excoriated global leaders over their promises to address the climate emergency, dismissing them as “blah, blah, blah”. She quoted statements by Boris Johnson: “This is not some expensive, politicall...

Greta Thunberg: ‘I really see the value of friendship. Apart from the climate, almost nothing else matters’

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Greta Thunberg has made the ultimate sacrifice for the Guardian. She’s allowed us to turn her into a human oil spillage. The treacly black stuff is dripping from her hair, down her nose, past her ...

Greta Thunberg: ethical fast fashion is ‘pure greenwashing’

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has used an interview with a top style and culture magazine to call out fast fashion companies for “greenwashing”. In an Instagram post to accompany her appearance on the cover of the f...

Fossil fuel subsidies are a ‘disgrace’, Greta Thunberg tells US House panel

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Subsidies given to fossil fuel companies are a “disgrace” and must be immediately ended, Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, has told a US congressional committee. A sweeping $2tn infrastructure plan put for...

Greta Thunberg dubs herself a ‘bunny-hugger’ after Boris Johnson’s climate remarks

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Greta Thunberg appeared to poke fun at Boris Johnson after he derisively used the phrase “bunny hugging” to describe climate activism – by changing her Twitter bio to read simply: “Bunny hugger.” The UK prime minister...

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