instead, she opted to make the transatlantic journey carbon-free by means of sailing at the Malizia II, a 60-foot (18-meter) yacht presenting solar panels and electricity-generating underwater turbines.

Thunberg sailed to ny to attend the UN weather movement Summit on September 23, in which she is scheduled to offer an cope with. it's miles the first time she has added her environmental message to the us.

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As she set foot in manhattan, Thunberg become greeted by means of a crowd of a few hundred supporters chanting her call.

Of her 14-day adventure, in rudimentary situations where she simplest had a bucket for a toilet, she said it became "quite good."

"I did no longer sense seasick once," the teen said, adding that she did look forward to heat food and to relax for more than one days. 

"it is insane that a sixteen-12 months-old had to go the Atlantic Ocean to make a stand," Thunberg stated.

while requested approximately whether she can be the only to persuade US President Donald Trump to act on climate alternate, the teen expressed little hope. "My message for him is pay attention to the technological know-how and he glaringly doesn't do that," Thunberg said.

formidable movement required

Following her US go to, Thunberg will head to Canada and Mexico. She can then set off for Chile to wait the UN convention of the parties (COP 25) weather summit, using a combination of trains, buses and possibly extra crusing.

global efforts to opposite climate trade have dragged, with principal CO2 emitters such as the us failing to take part in global accords to opposite the doubtlessly catastrophic trend.

ls, jcg/sms (AP, Reuters)