Greta Thunberg, the teenage environmental activist from Sweden addressed the media in Plymouth on Wednesday before sailing off to New York on board Malizia II for the UN Climate Action summit.
«Of course it's going to be challenging for everyone on the boat, probably, that's what you have to expect,» said the young activist before setting sail for her two-week journey across the Atlantic Ocean... Еще.
When questioned about the possibility of meeting the US President Donald Trump and the prospect of changing his mind, the young founder of the school climate strike movement seemed unfazed.
«I mean there are always going to be people who don't understand and or don't accept the united science and, I mean, I will just ignore them,» she said.
Greta will be taking a gap year to travel across north and south America and is scheduled to attend the United Nations (UN) climate summit in September and plans to travel to Chile for the UN-sponsored climate talks in December.
Thunberg was offered a place on the high-speed yacht while searching for the most eco-friendly way to travel to the event. She will make the crossing with her father, captain Boris Hermann, a member of the Monaco Royal family and a Swedish documentary maker.