At the UN Climate Summit, US President Donald Trump, who has frequently cast doubt on the scientific consensus behind the climate change, was awarded a fiery staredown by Greta Tunberg.
The Swedish high school student looked displeased with the President of America, who unexpectedly came to the meeting.
This is the moment Donald Trump appears to ignore Greta Thunberg as their paths cross at the UN. pic.twitter.com/mOVQ7pmuP2— SBS News (@SBSNews) September 24, 2019
The reaction of the activist has already become a meme on social networks.
Greta when Trump walked in... pic.twitter.com/NJNNF2xfdm— Chef Davie 🍰🏳️🌈 (@ChefDavieUK) September 23, 2019
Bless whoever got this footage of Greta Thunberg eyeing Trump pic.twitter.com/1XEjz7hyoG— Ang Ferraguto (@MagnaFarta) September 23, 2019
Greta Thunberg looking at Trump... pic.twitter.com/zJTyK5hKec— JJ ERRE (@ErreJj) September 23, 2019
Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg, who has already been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, arrived in New York aboard the Malizia II yacht, touted as releasing zero carbon dioxide emissions, in late August. There she took part in several demonstrations in the fight against anthropogenic climate change.