Teenage ecological activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York after a 15- day, 3,000- mile (4,800 km) voyage throughout the Atlantic.
She will be getting involved in UN climate summits in New York City and Chile.
The 16- year-old Swede sailed from Plymouth in the UK on a zero-emissions private yacht in order to reduce the carbon footprint of her travel.
” Our war on nature should end,” she informed press reporters shortly after getting here on Wednesday.
” I desire to thank everybody … who is associated with this climate fight, since this is a fight across borders, across continents,” she stated.
When asked about the fires that have wrecked the Amazon rainforest in current weeks, she stated they were a “clear indication we need to stop destroying nature”.
Ms Thunberg was expected to arrive faster, but rough seas slowed her progress. She has actually been documenting the voyage on social media.
As she departed the UK two weeks earlier, she told the BBC that travelling by boat sends out a signal that “the climate change crisis is a real thing”.
When asked if she could make US President Donald Trump listen she answered with an easy “no”.
” I’m not that unique. I can’t encourage everyone,” she said. “I’m simply going to do what I want to do and what will have most impact.”
On arrival in New York she had another message for Mr Trump: “My message for him is listen to the science and he obviously doesn’t do that.”
She will exist at the UN climate top on 23 September and the POLICE25 climate conference in Chile in December.
The teen has made headings for her “school strikes” which have actually motivated a worldwide environment modification demonstration motion.
Her very first “strike for environment” occurred outside the Swedish parliament in August last year.
Ms Thunberg travelled on the Malizia II, a high-speed, 60 ft (18 m) racing yacht with underwater turbines and no carbon emissions.
She made the journey with her dad Svante, captain Boris Herrmann, Monaco royal household member Pierre Casiraghi and a Swedish documentary maker, Nathan Grossman.
Her boat had no shower or toilet, according to Reuters, and the cruising party ate freeze-dried food.
The teen was chosen for a Nobel Peace Reward earlier this year.
Ms Thunberg has actually been detected with Asperger’s, a type of autism, which she informed the BBC allowed her to “see things from outside the box”.
” If I would’ve been like everybody else, I would not have started this school strike for instance,” she said.