In Davos, Thunberg said, the Jerusalem Post wrote: "People are dying from climate change". He detailed efforts by his team to improve conditions for the business community, saying, "We are continuously trying to figure out how to remove obstacles in the way of the business community".
"The Pakistan-India conflict is a very big issue for us in Pakistan and we expect the United States to play its part in de-escalating the tensions, because no other country can", he said at the start of his meeting with President Donald Trump on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Her comments came after she was asked what had changed since she launched her student climate strike movement in August 2018.
"Planting trees is good of course but it's nowhere near enough, " Thunberg said. A recent study reported that the world's oceans are warming at an alarming rate, which will most likely contribute to more land crises such as the bushfires now devastating Australia. "The climate and environment is a hot topic now, thanks to young people pushing".
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has called on global business and political leaders to take steps to address global warming.
"And yet, we allocated Rs190 billion for the Ehsaas programme", he said, adding, however, that there were many sectors that needed improvement such as education, health and provision of safe drinking water but that would only be possible if thegovernment had the funds. "We need to bring the science into the conversation".
World leaders are also expected to discuss other important issues including climate change and conflicts now affecting several regions.
"Without treating this as a real crisis we can not solve it and we can not solve it from a holistic view".
Several young activists have traveled to the Swiss ski resort of Davos this year, following in Thunberg's footsteps.
She is attending Davos for the second year in a row, with sustainability and climate change high on the agenda of the elite gathering. The theme of this year's meeting is Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.
"We demand", Thunberg wrote, in an opinion piece for The Guardian in the lead-up to Davos, "that at this year's forum, participants from all companies, banks, institutions and governments immediately halt all investments in fossil fuel exploration and extraction, immediately end all fossil fuel subsidies and immediately and completely divest from fossil fuel".
Late past year, the Trump administration began pulling the US out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement signed by almost 200 nations.
President Donald Trump, who took off from Washington on Monday evening, is expected to be choppering into Davos, nestled in the Swiss Alps, to mingle with business leaders and foreign officials on Tuesday just hours ahead of when the US Senate will begin his impeachment trial.