Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a meeting with the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a meeting with the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a meeting with the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Climate change

Forget Brexit and focus on climate change, Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg tells EU leaders

  • Referring to Monday’s Notre Dame fire, she calls for ‘cathedral thinking’ to tackle environmental challenges
  • Ten-minute speech is interrupted by frequent applause and ends with 30-second standing ovation

Topic |   Climate change
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a meeting with the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a meeting with the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivers a speech during a meeting with the environment committee of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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