In the centuries before powered flight, getting from California to Madrid was an arduous business, necessitating a long yomp over the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains, and then a turbulent sea voyage across the Atlantic. Greta Thunberg has 28 days. The teenage climate activist and pioneer of “flight shame” has appealed for help to travel from Los Angeles to a UN climate summit in Spain without releasing so much as a wisp of unnecessary carbon dioxide. In perhaps the sternest test of her convictions yet, she must complete the journey of at least 6,000 miles by rail, sail or electric car before December 2.
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Party leaders are today facing calls to take part in a dedicated TV debate on climate change with the launch of a new campaign backed by the National Unions of Students (NUS) and the National Pensioners Convention. In a move that emulates the partially successful campaign in the US that prompted some of the leading Democrat candidates to take part in a televised town hall event dedicated to climate change, campaigners are calling on UK broadcasters to stage a televised climate debate.
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