16-Year-Old Swedish Climate Activist Has Crossed Atlantic

Greta Thunberg has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming. On Wednesday before dawn, Greta Thunberg tweeted, “Land!! The lights of Long Island and New York City ahead.” She and a sailing crew encountered rough seas on their two-week journey to New York. They are expected to step off the boat at a marina in lower Manhattan. The teenager refused to…

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