The 16-year-old Swede, who became world famous for founding the “school strikes for the climate,” sets sail after 11 hectic weeks of criss-crossing the US and Canada, making headlines at every turn. Greta plans to attend the COP 25 climate summit in Madrid, which starts in just under three weeks, before heading home to Sweden. IMAGES
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16-year-old Greta Thunberg, who has inspired student protests around the world, left England, bound for climate conferences in a sailboat Wednesday. The young Swede found a way to travel without hurting the planet. (Aug. 14)
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