Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a press conference with climate activists and experts from Africa in Stockholm, Sweden, in January. Photo: EPA-EFE
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a press conference with climate activists and experts from Africa in Stockholm, Sweden, in January. Photo: EPA-EFE

Top EU diplomat Josep Borrell apologises for ‘Greta syndrome’ remarks on youth activists

  • Foreign policy chief said in television interview that he doubted ‘idea that young people are seriously committed to stopping climate change’
  • Veteran Spanish politician, 72, has reputation for making undiplomatic comments

Topic |   Climate change
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a press conference with climate activists and experts from Africa in Stockholm, Sweden, in January. Photo: EPA-EFE
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a press conference with climate activists and experts from Africa in Stockholm, Sweden, in January. Photo: EPA-EFE
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