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We don’t want it,” Ms. Thunberg told the Senate Climate Change Task Force.
“Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it because it doesn’t lead to anything.”.
The 16-year-old has inspired millions of students and others to join her weekly strikes to demand action to fight climate change – dubbed “Fridays for Future.”
“2020 is going to be a referendum on climate change,” Mr. Markey told a news conference on Tuesday.
“It will be a referendum between Donald Trump and a whole new Green New Deal direction.”.
Anaiah Thomas, a 17-year-old climate activist and member of U.S.-based youth movement Zero Hour, told the senators they need to take an urgent approach to climate change and support proposals like the Green New Deal. »