Greta Thunberg wraps up 15-day carbon-free voyage to New York City

Thunburg waves to supporters in New York | KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images

Teen climate sensation Greta Thunberg has made it to New York City after her 15-day voyage by yacht from Plymouth, England.
After disembarking to a cheering crowd in lower Manhattan, Thunberg opened a press conference saying, “Well all of this is overwhelming.”
“The trip was surprisingly good. I did not feel sea sick once,” Thunberg said.
Thunberg made the trip across the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit taking place in September — and she did it without leaving a carbon footprint. She traveled aboard the Malizia II, which has its own solar panels and hydro-generators to power the yacht. (Her journey did spark some criticism for the emissions associated with it because others will fly to New York to bring the yacht…

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