Greta Thunberg deletes tweet predicting climate apocalypse if fossil fuels aren’t abandoned by 2023

By Trevor Schakohl

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg recently deleted a years-old tweet citing a report of a scientist claiming that humanity had to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2023 to avert human extinction.

The June 2018 tweet, which went offline between March 7 and 13, quoted an article on the now-defunct saying, “A top climate scientist is warning that climate change will wipe out all of humanity unless we stop using fossil fuels over the next five years.” The article reported that Harvard University Atmospheric Chemistry Professor James Anderson claimed existing government emissions commitments would not stop climate change from destroying mankind and proposed a worldwide effort to transition off of fossil fuels in the following five years.

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More than 81% of global energy production came from fossil fuels in 2019, the International Energy Agency reported.

Thunberg posted the tweet before she rose to international fame. She launched the “School Strike for Climate” movement outside the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm in August 2018, according to Time, which ultimately named her its 2019 “Person of the Year” as her climate activism continued.

Thunberg has recently called for ending all financing of fossil fuel projects immediately. She went to Norway in February and protested two wind farms built on land that indigenous Sami reindeer herders have traditionally used, according to Reuters.

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6 thoughts on “Greta Thunberg deletes tweet predicting climate apocalypse if fossil fuels aren’t abandoned by 2023

  1. If only she had predicted the political apocalypse of the US she could still be relevant.. and to think she cut all those classes to promote a hoax that she had no clue about. HOW DARE SHE.. Hers is just another of the 50+ climate hoax predictions that have not come true while Plymouth Rock still sits at the edge of the ocean, not under it.

  2. The climate change agenda is a larger picture scheme all about power and control.  Downstream mechanisms of government, and institutions in the private and financial sector, collaboratively created by people in power, want to take advantage of the fraudulent dynamic for increased influence and affluence.
    The love of money is always at the root of evil enterprise.   The Build Back Better / Green New Deal is ultimately about controlling people and assembling more wealth amid a small tier of self-described elites.  Inflation that crushes the working class around the world is an outcome of this larger dynamic of manipulating energy.
    “The Great Reset” is designed to the benefit of the few. (CTH, 2022)
    Poor greta may not be one of the few.

  3. Lets review; In the 1960s, oil reserves would be depleted in 10 years, 1970s, another ice age will come in 10 years and it won’t matter because the population bomb will starve everyone by 2000 anyway, then in the 1980s, acid rain was going to destroy all crops, in the 1990s the ozone layer was going to be destroyed in 10 years, in 2000, Ice caps would be gone in 10 years. And lets not forget that cutting trees and the rain forests down would eliminate oxygen, so we needed plastic bags instead.

    None of these catastrophes happened, but they resulted in more government jobs, taxes and regulations. And don’t forget that the environmental regulations resulted in US jobs being moved to China and India where they could care less about the environment.

  4. Heck, Greta is nothing. Look at the two “King Klowns” of “Klimate Ka- Change”…Al Gore and John Kerry….they have been shouting since the late 1980’s and early 1990’s that the earth & humans won’t survive till 2000. When that didn’t happen, it became around 2012 for earth’s demise. When that didn’t happen…then the next ploy was Boston, New York and all coastal cities will be underwater in several years. Never happened….What is it a Liberal can’t get…MOTHER NATURE controls 96% of the Climate. WHERE is Greta, Gore and Kerry talking about rain and snow in California, that has filled resevoirs…even more so when massive, record levels of snow melts…nothing like it has been documented in 100 years or more there. Then again, it must be Exxon’s fault? All is blamed on Exxon, so why not massive rain & snow too?

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