Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks during the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. (AFP)
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After a year spent protesting on the streets, it was Greta Thunberg’s moment on the world stage, and she did not disappoint: delivering a raw, emotive speech that accused leaders of betrayal and repeatedly asked “How dare you?”
Since landing on US shores on a sailboat in August, the Swedish teen has spoken only briefly at public events, preferring to pass the mic to lesser-known activists so that more voices are heard.