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Greta Thunberg: 'They see us as a threat because we're having an impact'

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OPEC declared Thunberg and her young climate activists to be the “greatest threat” to the fossil fuel industry. Thunberg tweeted them her thanks. “Our biggest compliment yet.” Hers is a voice unlike the world’s usual power-cacophony: clean, simple, inclusive, refusing to beguile. She talks ethics to politics without flinching. She cuts through the media white noise and political rabble-rousing to get to the essentials. This is a communal voice and Thunberg is its lightning conductor: when you hear her speak or you read her speeches you know you’re in the presence of the opposite of cynicism – of a spirit, that rebuffs cynicism and knows that the way we act, every single one of us, has transformatory impact and consequence. “The real power belongs to the people.”

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