In just one week, she inspired global protests, mean-mugged President Trump, and chastised world leaders at the United Nations. David Wallace-Wells, editor at New York magazine, explains the rise of Greta Thunberg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
David Wallace-Wells isn't going to sugarcoat it for you: The climate is in a state of emergency, and we are running out of time to turn things around.But, can we still turn things around? Yes. With action.Journalist and author David Wallace-Wells joins us for the first episode of Season 6 of The Webby Podcast. Listen to his conversation with host David-Michel Davies, and check out his book The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.Plus, watch the moment from the 23rd Annual Webby Awards when David Wallace-Wells presented the 2019 Webby Social Movement of the Year Award, honoring Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. Sixteen-year-old Thunberg ignited a movement of students who are demanding action all over the world—with a weeklong climate strike coming up Sept. 20-27th. See here for more information and to get involved!Follow us everywhere @TheWebbyAwardsKeep up with David-Michel @dmdlikesOur Producer is Terence BrosnanOur Writer is Jordana JarrettOur Editorial Director is Nicole FerraroMusic is Podington Bear
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