Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, 16, travels to UN summit via boat

The 16-year-old climate change activist will set sail Wednesday on a zero-emissions racing yacht in Plymouth, England, to attend the UN Climate Summit in New York.
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In guys remember when Whitney Houston said I believe the children are the future. Well they are like sixteen year old Greta son berg from Sweden. What are you doing at sixteen will Greta is GQ's game changer of the year because grant is an environmental activists who plans to attend the UN climate summit in new York at the end of September. And in she laid but she refused to travel by air because of the environmental impacts so she's taken a boat and she's starting. In England and I want to bring in a shell hammer with the update them. I he's just so what happened and this is so awesome what happened in Plymouth England where she was before she sent spell. And mixed heading basically at. All ought to be leaning. So. Basically they sit thinks it's how Whitney. It's. It. Ain't that sweet sweet. Read. Them. It. Comes out sailing club. Just sitting at Austin just let. Are but. Now. It's an unbelievable and you were actually able to speak to her dad what if he's day. Did we exit at that moment. At. Least. It's. You let it rest. Or. It. It like. This. Aaron. And once she makes it to I think it's a two week journey wedge once she makes it to New York what is her message what is she planned to stay at the summit. And the. And yeah. They aren't so had gotten all all of you hate how we can beat me you. Two statements statements are at a lot to do. I. She's and B instead they (%expletive) And not just looking and also I mean I eat. Many people here copping to. And not just young people don't really questioning ends up let's get to change the routes. It's incredible and before we go I'm so there's one in new York and then there's another one that's NT latest he planned to sell down the South America also room. Please tell us Wendy's both adding these look is basically it is pregnant at least yet deep. And teen girl named basically it's not going to be would these itchy heading to Sheila. She. String. To head down so so it's going to be crichton may mean lets you sync today I did Joseph at least that she really wants to take. To go expect nice that that's what she wants and she really know yet how she's gotten out. The able to John in does have its once and wants being that it absolutely show that she's at least draw Burris. And each you still on some recent thing she will that's a fox. All right a shell hammer right there in Plymouth England thank you so much she's definitely a game changer for sure thank you for being with us.

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