Former 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson said 'idiot' climate activist Greta Thunberg has killed the car show
Clarkson blamed the 16-year-old campaigner for weaning young people off wanting to drive, and making them believe "cars are evil.""She's an idiot ... going round saying we're all going to die, that's not going to solve anything my dear," Clarkson said.
Jeremy Clarkson slammed 16 - year - old Greta Thunberg during a rant on Sunrise , calling her ' mad and dangerous '. Ms Thunberg rose to fame after 'She's mad and she's dangerous and she's causing young children sleepless nights with her idiocy,' he said. 'No, I think she needs to go back to
JEREMY Clarkson has told Greta Thunberg to " shut up " and " go back to school " in an explosive rant . The Brit presenter described the 16 - year - old He said: "She's mad and she's dangerous and she's causing young children sleepless nights with her idiocy. "No, I think she needs to go back to
Jeremy Clarkson has unleashed another attack on Greta Thunberg saying the teenage environmental activist should 'go back to school and shut up'.
The British broadcaster, 59, spoke out against the 16-year-old Swedish eco-warrior while promoting the latest season of motoring series Grand Tour on an Australian chat show on Thursday morning.
Clarkson, who has been an outspoken critic of global warming, admitted he's had a change of heart after shooting the series in southeast Asia.
Greta Thunberg late to COP 25 climate meeting in Madrid, still sailing across Atlantic
After hitching a ride across the Atlantic with an Australian couple travelling the world so she could make it to the COP 25 climate meeting in time, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg is scheduled to arrive in Europe a day late and with hundreds of kilometres still to travel on land.Ms Thunberg broke the news of her late arrival to the conference of the parties on Monday: "We're speeding towards Europe!
Greta Thunberg has become a role model for the international youth environmental movement after she started skipping classes back in her The Grand Tour’s Jeremy Clarkson has launched another rant at Greta Thunberg , saying that the self-professed climate messiah should go back to school
TV host unleashes another verbal attack on teen climate activist Greta Thunberg , saying she needs to " go back to school and shut up ". He said his 25- year - old daughter Emily, a vocal supporter of Thunberg , thought she was "this deity put on Earth" and that he would never agree with her.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg sails into Lisbon for climate talks
Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday arrived in Lisbon after a three-week sailing voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. The Swedish teen sailed to Portugal's capital to attend a United Nations climate change conference in Madrid, The Associated Press reports.She sailed from the United States on a white, renewable-energy yacht with an Australian family, according to the AP. The yacht, named La Vagabonde, reportedly uses solar panels and hydro-generators to create a small to nonexistent carbon footprint when its sails are up.
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg . Thunberg says she first heard about climate change in 2011, when she was 8 years old , and could not understand why so little In an interview with Amy Goodman from Democracy Now!, Thunberg said she first got the idea of a climate strike after school
Amazon's Grand Tour host Jeremy Clarkson tells ' mad and dangerous ' 16 - year - old Greta Thunberg to ' go back to school ' and ' shut up '. Omid went on: 'It's a long-time trip that they're on, I think we are really going to see them away until Christmas as far as I'm aware, which is good for them.'
'She's mad and she's dangerous and she's causing young children sleepless nights with her idiocy,' he said.
'No, I think she needs to go back to school and shut up.'
Clarkson's comments come just days after he fired shots at Ms Thunberg during an interview with The Independent in which he branded her a 'stupid idiot.'
Clarkson - who regularly calls out the activist on social media and in his column with The Sun - accused her of being a hypocrite.
Jeremy said her speech at the United Nations offered no solutions when she accused leaders of stealing her 'dreams and childhood'.
'I think she's a weird Swede with a bad temper. Nothing will be achieved by sailing across the ocean in a diesel-powered yacht, and then lying about the diesel engine, he told the publication.
He added that we've been aware of climate change for quite some time, and now 'there's that weird Swede running around making all sorts of 'we're going to die' noises, so we're all aware of it.'
Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summit
Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summitMADRID (Reuters) - Greeted by a group of singing young activists and the massed ranks of the world's media, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg arrived at the U.N. climate summit in Madrid on Friday, having taken a catamaran, train and electric car to reach the venue.
Jeremy Clarkson tells ' mad and dangerous ' 16 - year - old Greta Thunberg to ' go back to school ' and ' shut up ' in TV rant . Celine Dion, 51, does not seem to have aged a day since her 1996 video It's All Coming Back To Me Now as she redoes the clip for an Instagram ad.
Greta Thunberg Impassioned Speech To World Leaders: ‘You Have Stolen My Dreams And My Childhood’ CSPAN. Giving speeches and ranting about it will not prevent climate change according to the presenter. Astonishingly, Jeremy Clarkson has told Greta Thunberg to shut up in his
On Thursday, Clarkson also discussed witnessing first hand the impact of climate change as he saw rivers reduced to puddles while filming The Grand Tour in Cambodia.
He added: 'But rather than having her jumping up and down and waving her arms in the air, you can actually go there and say, 'Bloody hell, fire! Look at what this climate change has done to this place.
'We simply said, 'Here's an example of it.' What do you want me to do now? Get on my carbon fibre yacht and go and shout at Donald Trump?'
'I don't think I've ever actually seen the effects of global warming. When you see those houses on stilts on the show - 40 to 50 feet - and the water is miles away.
'And then you think, 'the water's supposed to be up there this time of year and it's down there.' It's unbelievable.
'So that's a remarkable thing and I know there'll be a load of kids saying, 'ha! You see. There you are!' That's fine. Now go to school. Learn science and do something about it.'
He continued, criticising her for going to Chile for the climate change conference which was then moved to Madrid, saying that it made him 's--- himself laughing'.
The Greta who stole Christmas
A Christmas furore has erupted inside a Victorian council after a rogue artist used the town’s holiday festival to paint a mural of Greta Thunberg on the side of a council building. Councillors at Benalla Rural Council say they have been left with “egg on our face” after the Window-to-Window Christmas Festival was hijacked by eco-activists.The festival is supposed give artists a chance to paint “Christmas icons” on the wall of council buildings.Instead, one artist opted to paint a large mural of climate change activist Greta Thunberg who claims carbon emissions will kill humanity.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg , 16 , addressed the U.N.'s Climate Action Summit in New York City on Monday. Here's the full transcript of Thunberg 's speech, beginning with her response to a question about the message she has for world leaders. "My message is that we'll be watching you.
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Last month Clarkson admitted he 'didn't have a clue' about climate change after the Cambodia trip.
On Tuesday Greta arrived in Portugal after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, telling cheering supporters the journey had 'energised' her in the fight against climate change.
She had previously been a leading voice on the climate emergency, encouraging adults and children alike to do what they can to help save the environment.
The Swedish teenager, whose solo protests outside the Swedish parliament helped inspire a global youth movement, sailed into Lisbon on a voyage from the US to attend this year's UN climate conference.
She has been steadfast in her refusal to fly because of the amount of greenhouse gas emitted by planes, a stance that put her planned appearance at the meeting in doubt when the venue was moved from Chile to Spain a month ago.
Pictures: Things to know about teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg
Speaking at the United Nations earlier this year, Greta broke down in tears while furiously scolding international delegates for not taking responsibility for fixing the planet's warming climate.
'I shouldn't be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us for hope. How dare you.
'You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,' the Swedish activist thundered in her speech at the Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York.
In 2009, environmental campaigners dumped manure on Mr Clarkson's front lawn in protest against his attitude on global warming.
Eco-campaigners said he has a 'blase attitude to climate change' because of his love of high-powered cars and 4x4 cars.
Activists from environmental group Climate Rush unloaded two bag-loads of horse manure at his home with a banner which read: 'This is what you're landing us in'.
The seven female protesters, dressed as suffragettes, made the stop outside Clarkson's home as part of their month-long horse-and-cart road show around the south west of England to raise awareness of climate issues.
Jimmy Kimmel Unloads on ‘Sweaty Old Man’ Trump for Attacking Greta Thunberg .
On Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel gave President Donald Trump credit for “not throwing a tantrum” after Time magazine named 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg Person of the Year. “We all knew he wanted to be Person of the Year,” Kimmel said on Thursday. “We all knew it bothered him, but he showed uncharacteristic restraint.” That was before Trump attacked Thunberg on Twitter, tweeting, “So ridiculous.