Greta Thunberg has said the Black Lives Matter protests show society has reached a tipping point where injustice can no longer be ignored, but that she believes a “green recovery plan” from the coronavirus pandemic will not be enough to solve the climate crisis. Reflecting on the protests that have swept the globe in recent weeks, the Swedish climate activist told the BBC: “It feels like we have passed some kind of social tipping point where people are starting to realise that we cannot keep looking away from these things. We cannot keep sweeping these things under the carpet, these injustices.
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SWEDISH environmental activist Greta Thunberg has called on governments to treat the threat of climate change with the same urgency as coronavirus. The 17-year-old said that, as a result of the pandemic, it feels like the world has passed “some kind of social tipping point”.
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