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Thunberg breaks up late for a big sailing trip

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The Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg starts today – due to the weather until late in the afternoon – her trip by sailboat to the USA. From the United Kingdom, the 16-year-old initiator of the worldwide protest movement „Fridays for Future“ sets sail for New York on board the ocean-going yacht „Malizia II“. Your arrival in the US is scheduled for August 30th. Among other things, the boat will be controlled by the German professional sailor Boris Herrmann.

In New York, the 16-year-old wants to attend a UN climate summit. She then plans to travel to Santiago de Chile in early December for the next UN Climate Change Conference. The „Malizia II.“ Is equipped with solar panels and underwater turbines to generate electricity for the boat.