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Not the Mayflower, but Close: Greta Thunberg Prepares to Sail for America


The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint. (Ny Times Science) More More

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