Wed. Dec 11th, 2019

Greta Thunberg arrives in New York after 15-day journey across the Atlantic – watch live

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Greta Thunberg reached New York early on Wednesday, after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht. The 16-year-old Swedish activist was traveling on a sailboat to attend a UN summit on zero emissions after refusing to fly there because of the carbon emissions caused by planes. She was offered a ride on the Malizia II racing yacht skippered by Pierre Casiraghi, the son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, and the German round-the-world sailor Boris Herrmann