"They said that we children, we exaggerate, that we are alarmists. To respond to that, I invite you to read the last IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report. You will find all of our 'opinions’ there,” said Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old environmental activist sternly told French MPs in parliament on Tuesday after being the subject of criticism from some of France's lawmakers who called her an "apocalyptic guru" and a "prophetess in shorts”.

"420 gigatonnes of CO2 is all we...

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