Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)
Remarks by Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth, at the Youth Climate Summit. The first-ever Youth Climate Summit brought thousands of young activists to United Nations Headquarters in New York to open the General Assembly's High- week. The Summit convened a day after millions of youth across the globe marched for climate action. 16 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg opens up about her thoughts on the importance of young people leading the movement for climate change. Learn more about Greta Thunberg, just one of 10 young people forging new paths in politics, music and more. Greta Thunberg delivers a powerful speech during the Climate Strike in New York. Ana Kasparian, Adrienne Lawrence, and Maz Jobrani, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.