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On September 23, 2019, a 16-year-old Swedish teen with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, went before the UN General Assembly where many of the planet’s leaders were assembled and told them: “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.” Speaking with passion and emotion Thunberg accused them of ignoring the science behind the climate crisis. She scolded them, saying: “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth — how dare you!”

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