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Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg waves from a yacht as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14, 2019. Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change. The 16-year-old activist, who shot to global fame last year after she started missing school every Friday to demonstrate outside the Swedish parliament, is bound for New York, where she will take part in a United Nations climate summit. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg waves from a yacht as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14, 2019. Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht to further her campaign for...more

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg waves from a yacht as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14, 2019. Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change. The 16-year-old activist, who shot to global fame last year after she started missing school every Friday to demonstrate outside the Swedish parliament, is bound for New York, where she will take part in a United Nations climate summit. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Greta Thunberg holding signage reading "School strike for climate" sits aboard the Team Malizia racing yacht in this recent undated photo released August 16, 2019. The vessel has been equipped with solar panels and underwater electricity turbines to ensure that it leaves no carbon footprint. Conditions on board are Spartan, with no shower or toilet, and meals will consist of freeze-dried food. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg holding signage reading "School strike for climate" sits aboard the Team Malizia racing yacht in this recent undated photo released August 16, 2019. The vessel has been equipped with solar panels and underwater electricity turbines to...more

Greta Thunberg holding signage reading "School strike for climate" sits aboard the Team Malizia racing yacht in this recent undated photo released August 16, 2019. The vessel has been equipped with solar panels and underwater electricity turbines to ensure that it leaves no carbon footprint. Conditions on board are Spartan, with no shower or toilet, and meals will consist of freeze-dried food. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg stands on the bow of the Malizia II racing yacht as she completes half of her trans-Atlantic crossing,  August 20, 2019. Thunberg is taking a year off school to travel around the Americas. She said she did not yet know how she would come home at the end of her travels. TEAM MALIZIA via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg stands on the bow of the Malizia II racing yacht as she completes half of her trans-Atlantic crossing, August 20, 2019. Thunberg is taking a year off school to travel around the Americas. She said she did not yet know how she would...more

Greta Thunberg stands on the bow of the Malizia II racing yacht as she completes half of her trans-Atlantic crossing, August 20, 2019. Thunberg is taking a year off school to travel around the Americas. She said she did not yet know how she would come home at the end of her travels. TEAM MALIZIA via REUTERS
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A digital map shows Greta Thunberg's journey across the Atlantic in Malizia II and the surrounding weather, August 19, 2019. Windy.Com, Team Malizia, Follow My Challenge/via REUTERS

A digital map shows Greta Thunberg's journey across the Atlantic in Malizia II and the surrounding weather, August 19, 2019. Windy.Com, Team Malizia, Follow My Challenge/via REUTERS

A digital map shows Greta Thunberg's journey across the Atlantic in Malizia II and the surrounding weather, August 19, 2019. Windy.Com, Team Malizia, Follow My Challenge/via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg, her father Svante and skipper Boris Herrmann sit aboard the Team Malizia yacht, in Plymouth, August 12. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg, her father Svante and skipper Boris Herrmann sit aboard the Team Malizia yacht, in Plymouth, August 12. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg, her father Svante and skipper Boris Herrmann sit aboard the Team Malizia yacht, in Plymouth, August 12. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS
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The Team Malizia yacht is pictured with the team's Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann, in this undated photo released August 14, 2019. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS

The Team Malizia yacht is pictured with the team's Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann, in this undated photo released August 14, 2019. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS

The Team Malizia yacht is pictured with the team's Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann, in this undated photo released August 14, 2019. Team Malizia/Handout via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg and crew's Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann wave from the Malizia II boat, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg and crew's Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann wave from the Malizia II boat, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg and crew's Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann wave from the Malizia II boat, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS
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People wait for the departure of Greta Thunberg for her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People wait for the departure of Greta Thunberg for her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People wait for the departure of Greta Thunberg for her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Greta Thunberg attends a news conference ahead of her trip to New York in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg attends a news conference ahead of her trip to New York in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg attends a news conference ahead of her trip to New York in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Greta Thunberg gets a hug before she boards the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg gets a hug before she boards the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg gets a hug before she boards the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS
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Greta Thunberg starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, Britain, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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German yachtsman Boris Herrmann and Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg attend a news conference ahead of her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

German yachtsman Boris Herrmann and Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg attend a news conference ahead of her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

German yachtsman Boris Herrmann and Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg attend a news conference ahead of her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Greta Thunberg attends a news conference ahead of her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg attends a news conference ahead of her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg attends a news conference ahead of her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Greta Thunberg stands on a yacht as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg stands on a yacht as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Greta Thunberg stands on a yacht as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, August 14. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Greta Thunberg waits on a dinghy to board the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg waits on a dinghy to board the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

Greta Thunberg waits on a dinghy to board the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, August 14. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS
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