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I gather Greta has arrived back on her sailboat and the crew had to fly another member of the boats crew from America whose place she had taken. So thats how you save the planet!!! ShockedFunny

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Source?

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A few news outlets are running with this story which if true does make you wonder if virtue signalling is worth all publicity. Does one cancel out the other, or do both make matters worse by making us even more cynical.

Personally I think we've gone way past the point of saving the planet so... 

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@VileReynard Daily Express and other papers

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They had an item on BBC breakfast yesterday morning where I saw one member of the crew had to be replaced - the Captain I think, so they had to fly another out to replace them. Flying was the only way to get the replacement crew to the US in time to sail to Portugal all because the venue for the climate change summit she is attending was changed.

Not sure if the articles mentioned have misinterpreted the reasoning as I haven't read them.

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@Mayfly wrote:
Not sure if the articles mentioned have misinterpreted the reasoning as I haven't read them.

 

Could be right as what you said is not mentioned in the pieceWink

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Either way, she could have stayed home and done it via skype and nobody would have to fly anywhere.
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Add to that presumably she was not a working member of the crew and was just along for the ride?

Still, a nice experience for her all the same.

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I think that there's an element of faked news here.

Greta was offered a lift by an Australian family on their yacht.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/dec/03/greta-thunberg-arrives-in-lisbon-cop25-after-thr...

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/13/greta-thunberg-to-hitch-a-ride-to-europe-with-au...

Don't think there would be any paid staff, still less a captain!

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Seen in Lanarkshire.

Great stuff guys. 😊

 

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@Minivanman wrote:

Seen in Lanarkshire.

Great stuff guys. 😊

 


Right on topic, Thumbs_Up

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Can't believe BBC screened this...

'At home with the Thunbergs'

https://youtu.be/Y1kJnCPnsgw

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Why does YouTube use a Belgian TLD?

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The extra carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will speed up the recovery of the burned forests in Australia and California caused by the anti controlled burning policies of clueless tunnel vision eco terrorists AKA greenies...

https://climatechangedispatch.com/leading-biologist-co2-blessing/

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@VileReynard wrote:

Why does YouTube use a Belgian TLD?


The only obvious thing I can think of is that they decided "youtu.be" looks nice in their links.