Tag: Thunberg, Greta

Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks

PLYMOUTH, England — Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate activist, climbed nimbly aboard the Malizia II, the racing yacht that will set sail Wednesday afternoon whenever the wind is right and take her across the Atlantic to New York. The journey is expected to take two weeks. The sea is likely to be rough at times. […]

Read More

The Problem With Greta Thunberg’s Climate Activism

Climate activists in Western Europe had already been radicalizing for some time when record heat engulfed the Continent last month. The high reached 109 degrees in Paris two Thursdays ago. Yet many environmentalists have come to believe that extreme weather alone will never spur Europeans to give up fossil fuels. Nor will talking about it. […]

Read More

Greta Thunberg to Join New York Climate Talks. She’ll Take a Very Fast Sailboat.

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, will cross the Atlantic Ocean in mid-August on an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming. “Good news! I’ll be joining the U.N. Climate Action Summit in […]

Read More

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Guest-Edits British Vogue’s September Issue

LONDON — Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has been revealed as guest editor of British Vogue’s September issue, considered the most influential edition of the year for fashion magazines. But she won’t be on the cover. The Duchess of Sussex was initially invited to oversee the issue by British Vogue’s editor in chief, Edward Enninful, and […]

Read More