Environment & Nature

Greta Thunberg Tells Angela Merkel To Declare Climate Emergency

BP World Bureau | Aug 21 2020 11:49:52 AM
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg urged Angela Merkel and other political leaders to come out of the comfort zone and treat climate and other related issues as a global emergency. She met with the German chancellor in Berlin.

Thunberg delivered Merkel a letter with 125,000 signatures calling on leaders to do more to cut emissions and make a brave decision. 

Thunberg had appeared at the World Economic Forum in Davos but in recent days, her focus was on the pandemic instead of climate. 

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Encouraging regions like Europe set aside large sums of money for a greener recovery, but the protestors are not happy with the fact that governments have yet to make explicit promises such as ending fossil-fuel.