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World Greta Thunberg is tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize next week after her angry climate change speech to the UN

14:20  03 october  2019
14:20  03 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

'How dare you?' Greta Thunberg asks world leaders at UN

  'How dare you?' Greta Thunberg asks world leaders at UN 'How dare you?' Greta Thunberg asks world leaders at UNA visibly angry Greta Thunberg berated world leaders as she addressed a UN climate summit on Monday, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and asking "How dare you?"

Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg , is tipped for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize just a week after she furiously chastised world leaders for failing to do The teenager provoked controversy with her angry speech at the UN and was dragged into a Twitter feud with US President Donald Trump.

Greta Thunberg has mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin’s description of her , as she is tipped to win a Nobel Peace Prize . Greta Thunberg speaks next to Paloma Costa during the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23 in New York City.

MONTREAL, QC - SEPTEMBER 27:  Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes to the podium to address young activists and their supporters during the rally for action on climate change on September 27, 2019 in Montreal, Canada.  Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in what could be the city's largest climate march.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) © 2019 Getty Images MONTREAL, QC - SEPTEMBER 27: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes to the podium to address young activists and their supporters during the rally for action on climate change on September 27, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in what could be the city's largest climate march. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) Experts are cautious, but bookies have tipped teenage climate campaigner Greta Thunberg for the Nobel Peace Prize next week.

Odds from bookmakers such as Ladbrokes suggest the 16-year-old activist is the one to beat for the award, just a week after she launched a furious tirade at international delegates during a UN climate summit.   

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Peace Prize | High Thing Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg , is tipped for the 2019 Nob High Thing Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg , is tipped for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize just a week after she furiously chastised world leaders for failing to do enough to tackle the climate crisis.

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a person lying on a bed: Thunberg, pictured here meeting a pig called Esther, could win but experts are yet to confirm whether there is a tenable link between climate change and violent conflict © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Thunberg, pictured here meeting a pig called Esther, could win but experts are yet to confirm whether there is a tenable link between climate change and violent conflict The teenager provoked controversy with her angry speech at the UN and was dragged into a Twitter feud with US President Donald Trump. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin also criticised her yesterday for what he said was a failure to understand the complex modern world. 

a dog sitting in front of a window: The 16-year-old climate activist has gained international recognition for her work raising awareness of the climate crisis © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 16-year-old climate activist has gained international recognition for her work raising awareness of the climate crisis

During her presentation, she roared ferociously at delegates: 'How dare you?! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words, yet I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing.'

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'And if you choose to fail us, I say, we will never forgive you,' she added.

The 16-year-old also broke down in tears of rage during her verbal onslaught.   

a person sitting on a chair: The environmental activist choked on tears while speaking at the United Nations Climate Summit on Monday, where she thundered against leaders for stealing her generation's future © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The environmental activist choked on tears while speaking at the United Nations Climate Summit on Monday, where she thundered against leaders for stealing her generation's future

She is tipped for the Nobel Peace Prize after launching a school strike that inspired millions to join her 'Fridays for Future' movement. 

The movement implores school-age children to take time off of school to demonstrate and demand action to prevent further climate change.

Thunberg participates in a climate strike outside the United Nations in New York at the end of August. She won Amnesty International's highest honour earlier this month © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Thunberg participates in a climate strike outside the United Nations in New York at the end of August. She won Amnesty International's highest honour earlier this month Thunberg started the movement by striking alone outside the Swedish parliament last August and has mobilised millions of children since. 

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Thunberg won Amnesty International's highest honour earlier this month and bookies reckon this will follow through, bagging her the highest acclaim for a peace keeping. 

However, the prediction carries a great deal of uncertainty, since the list of candidates isn't made public and experts are still divided over whether climate and violent conflict can be directly linked. 

a person sitting at a table: Just last week she testified before Congress. Instead of giving a speech she submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Special Report on Global Warming as her testimony © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Just last week she testified before Congress. Instead of giving a speech she submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Special Report on Global Warming as her testimony

'What she has done over the past year is extraordinary,' said Dan Smith, the director of Stockholm international peace research institute SIPRI.

'Climate change is an issue which is strongly related to security and peace.'

a group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera: Thunberg can be seen speaking at a climate protest outside the White House in Washington. During the UN summit she accused world leaders of stealing her childhood © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Thunberg can be seen speaking at a climate protest outside the White House in Washington. During the UN summit she accused world leaders of stealing her childhood However, his counterpart at the Peace Research Institute Oslo, Henrik Urdal, said he didn't think she would win.

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'Extremely unlikely,' he said, noting her young age and the fact that a link between climate change and armed conflict remains unproven. 

Donald Trump et al. standing next to a person in a suit and tie: Environment activist Greta Thunberg made a fiery appearance at the United Nations Climate Summit on Monday where she glared at Donald Trump when he walked into the UN headquarters in front of her © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Environment activist Greta Thunberg made a fiery appearance at the United Nations Climate Summit on Monday where she glared at Donald Trump when he walked into the UN headquarters in front of her

In a sarcastic tweet soon after the teenager's speech, US President Donald Trump mocked the schoolgirl, saying: 'She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!' 

Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin chimed in, calling her a 'poorly informed teenager' who was being used by adults.   

Putin said the 16-year-old should 'tell developing counties why they should live in poverty' over her campaign to cut fossil fuel use. 

Putin told the energy conference, adding it was deplorable that Thunberg was being used by some groups - which he did not name - to achieve their own goals. 

Greta Thunberg's fiery speech at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York  

This is all wrong. I shouldn't be standing here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to me for hope? How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!

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a group of people standing in front of a crowd: At Friday's climate change action protest in Paris, France one protester held up an image of Thunberg as a saint with the words 'Our House is on Fire' written in a halo © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited At Friday's climate change action protest in Paris, France one protester held up an image of Thunberg as a saint with the words 'Our House is on Fire' written in a halo For more than 30 years the science has been crystal clear. How dare you continue to look away, and come here saying that you are doing enough, when the politics and solutions needed are still nowhere in sight.

You say you 'hear' us and that you understand the urgency. But no matter how sad and angry I am, I don't want to believe that. Because if you fully understood the situation and still kept on failing to act, then you would be evil. And I refuse to believe that.

The popular idea of cutting our emissions in half in 10 years only gives us a 50% chance of staying below 1.5C degrees, and the risk of setting off irreversible chain reactions beyond human control.

a person standing in front of a crowd: Bookmakers say that 16-year-old climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will win the Nobel Peace Prize for her'Fridays for Future' movement where she implemented a school strike to raise awareness of the climate disaster © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Bookmakers say that 16-year-old climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will win the Nobel Peace Prize for her'Fridays for Future' movement where she implemented a school strike to raise awareness of the climate disaster Maybe 50% is acceptable to you. But those numbers don't include tipping points, most feedback loops, additional warming hidden by toxic air pollution or the aspects of justice and equity. They also rely on my and my children's generation sucking hundreds of billions of tonnes of your CO2 out of the air with technologies that barely exist. So a 50% risk is simply not acceptable to us – we who have to live with the consequences.

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To have a 67% chance of staying below a 1.5C global temperature rise – the best odds given by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – the world had 420 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide left to emit back on 1 January 2018. Today that figure is already down to less than 350 gigatonnes. How dare you pretend that this can be solved with business-as-usual and some technical solutions. With today's emissions levels, that remaining CO2 budget will be entirely gone in less than eight and a half years.

a group of people sitting posing for the camera: Monday's UN Summit sought to get nations to agree to a plan of action to curb the rising number of global emissions that contribute to global warming. Thunberg pictured right on stage with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (far left) © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Monday's UN Summit sought to get nations to agree to a plan of action to curb the rising number of global emissions that contribute to global warming. Thunberg pictured right on stage with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (far left) There will not be any solutions or plans presented in line with these figures today. Because these numbers are too uncomfortable. And you are still not mature enough to tell it like it is.

You are failing us. But the young people are starting to understand your betrayal. The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us I say we will never forgive you. We will not let you get away with this. Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not.

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