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11 Dec 2019

Greta Thunberg accuses politicians of misleading public with ‘clever accounting’

An ambitious Green new deal, described as “Europe’s Man on the Moon moment”, has been launched by the new President of the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

Her plan came just hours after the teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg criticised world leaders at the UN’s Madrid climate talks,  saying they were “not behaving as if we were in an emergency”.