Greta Thunberg mentioned the world should selected between ‘combating for folks and the planet’ or prioritising ‘income and greed’ as she appeared at Glastonbury Competition.
The 19-year-old environmental activist took to the Pyramid Stage this afternoon in a rallying cry for folks to take a stand.
She mentioned the local weather disaster is ‘not the brand new regular’ and that issues will solely worsen, though it’s not too late to ‘keep away from the worst penalties’.
The Swedish campaigner advised the group: ‘We’re to start with of a local weather and ecological emergency.
‘This isn’t the brand new regular, this disaster will proceed to worsen… till we prioritise folks and planet over income and greed.’
She mentioned folks ‘have been lied to, we’ve been disadvantaged of our rights as democratic residents and been left unaware’ of the true scale of local weather change.
Ms Thunberg referred to as for ‘basic adjustments to our societies’ and ‘speedy drastic emissions reductions’ earlier than it’s too late.
She added: ‘The forces of greed and revenue and planetary destruction are so highly effective that our battle for the pure world is proscribed to a determined battle to keep away from a complete pure disaster.
‘We must be combating for folks and for nature, however as a substitute we’re combating towards those that are set on destroying it. Right this moment, our political leaders are allowed to say one factor then do the precise reverse.’
She added: ‘We’re approaching the precipice and I might strongly counsel that each one of those that haven’t but been greenwashed out of our senses to face our floor.
‘Do you not allow them to drag us one other inch nearer to the sting. Proper now could be the place we stand our floor.’
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