Greta Thunberg on La Vagabonde with Riley Whitlum, Nikki Henderson, Elayna Carausu and baby LennonPicture copyright
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Greta Thunberg on La Vagabonde with Riley Whitlum, Nikki Henderson, Elayna Carausu and child Lennon

Local weather activist Greta Thunberg will sail from the US to a UN local weather summit in Spain by hitching a experience with two crusing YouTubers.

The 16-year-old had deliberate to journey to Chile, however the nation pulled out of internet hosting the COP25 local weather assembly due to protests there.

On Fb, she introduced: “So completely satisfied to say that I am going to hopefully make it to COP25 in Madrid.”

She refuses to journey by air due to its environmental affect.

Ms Thunberg had deliberate to journey slowly to Chile via the Americas. Two weeks in the past, she put out a name for assistance on social media.

However final month, Chilean President Sebastián Piñera introduced that the South American nation may now not host the occasion after critical anti-government protests.

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Ms Thunberg will now sail from Virginia within the US to Spain on the French 48ft crusing catamaran La Vagabonde.

She’s going to journey with Australian YouTubers Riley Whitlum and Elayna Carausu, in addition to Briton Nikki Henderson – who’s an expert yachtswoman.

Their boat makes use of photo voltaic panels and hydro-generators for energy.

Spain provided to host the summit on the finish of October. About 25,000 individuals are anticipated to attend.

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Media captionThe local weather activist and former US president met to debate local weather change.