In 2019 Greta Thunberg twice set sail across the Atlantic Ocean to attend UN summits in carbon-neutral style. These journeys capped off a remarkable 12 months in which the Swedish teenager established herself as perhaps the most famous environmental activist ever. But what is Thunberg really like away from the glare of the media spotlight? Well, one of her sailing partners has since revealed all – and her words are certainly enlightening.
Thunberg made her first epic transatlantic journey in August 2019 when she traveled by racing yacht from the English port of Plymouth to the Big Apple. Yes, the teen decided on this method of transport in a bid to reduce her carbon footprint as she headed for the UN Summit in New York. And it proved to be such a success that she repeated the feat several months later.