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Teenage activist Greta Thunberg bringing call for climate action to Iowa

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Ms Thunberg's scowl at Donald Trump during the UN Climate Change summit went viral

German lawmakers warn Greta Thunberg's climate activism threatens rational debate Greta Thunberg's highly emotional approach to climate change activism threatens level-headed debate on the subject, German lawmakers have cautioned.

Great Thunberg thrilled the United Nations summit in New Your when she attacked the world leaders for not being able to act towards climate change, unleashing the fury sensed by millions saying "how dare you".

The 16-year-old from Sweden joined students and activists at a rally in Iowa City calling for a climate accord between the city and the University of Iowa.

"Nobody explained to Greta that the modern world is complicated and complex, it changes fast".

"Putin said while it should be commended that the youth are paying attention to the environment, "...when someone is using children and teenagers in personal interests, it only deserves to be condemned".

Speaking at an energy conference in Moscow, Putin said the teenager should go and explain to developing countries why they should continue to live in poverty.

Thunberg's campaign demanding that world leaders tackle climate change began as a lonely vigil outside the Swedish parliament, but saw her rise to address the United Nations on the issue last month, and took her to Iowa City on Friday. He also said that adults must do everything they can so as to avoid dragging kids into extreme situations.

Last month, US President Donald Trump apparently mocked Thunberg in a tweet, describing her as a "very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future".

Maxime said Greta was mentally unstable and is an alarmist.

Ladbrokes spokeswoman Jessica O'Reilly said: "It's hard to argue against the impact Thunberg's actions have had globally, and that's reflected in her odds as the favourite". She responded by changing her Twitter profile using the same expression.

It's a gift. People also say that since I have Asperger, I couldn't possibly have put myself in this position. "We're right behind them".

Vlasov told Thunberg she was welcome to give a speech to young people in the State Duma "on any date convenient for you".

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