On the move

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg’s yacht journey across the Atlantic to attend the Climate Action Summit in New York has attracted admiration and admonition in equal measure. Personally, I can’t help but admire her brave gesture – I for one wouldn’t fancy a fortnight on the open ocean with only a bucket for relief. I would have been more impressed had she followed in the footsteps of Thor Heyerdahl and built her own Kon-Tiki out of reeds, but as PR stunts go it’s still a pretty spectacular feat. 

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