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Vox - September 23, 2019

Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg raged at world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday, an audience that briefly included President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

“You have stolen my dreams, my childhood, with your empty words,” Thunberg, the 16-year-old powerhouse activist from Sweden, said. “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about are your fairy tales of money and eternal economic growth.” (Read the full text of her speech here.)