Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the US to avoid flying

Hurriyet Daily News | Aug 13, 2019 at 4:36 PM
  • Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit.
  • To avoid travelling by air, Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board the 60-ft yacht, the Malizia II, fitted with solar pan-els and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard.
  • When she arrives, she will join the U.N.