Greta Thunberg nearing Spain in time for climate summit

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Published December 3, 2019, 6:51 AM

By Agence France-Presse

Swedish teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg was nearing the Portuguese coast on Monday after crossing the Atlantic in a catamaran to attend a UN climate change summit in Madrid, her entourage said.

Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg, 16, is expected to arrive in Lisbon on Tuesday after a voyage of more than 5,500 kilometres (AFP Photo/NICHOLAS KAMM)

Thunberg, 16, has become the face of young peoples’ demands for climate action and made a point of making the journey back from September’s New York climate summit by sea rather than fuel-guzzling plane.

She had expected to be heading for Chile, but the South American nation passed the hosting of the COP25 summit meeting to Spain after suffering a spate of

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