In a letter to Thunberg, Vasily Vlasov, deputy of the Duma State, said young people will not let themselves be "condemned to extinction."
For animal species to survive climate change, they will have to genetically adapt or shift their ranges—or both.
Rodney Lynn of Coffs Harbour Christian Community School in New South Wales, Australia, did not mention Thunberg by name but spoke of a "a little girl from Scandinavia" the very same week Thunberg addressed politicians at the United Nations General Assembly.
That's equivalent to an estimated 2,600 trees.
Researchers reconstructed atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations dating back 2.5 million years.
While almost half of Americans supported their government's environmental preservation actions, 62 percent of people around the world voiced support for efforts taken by their elected officials.
This is the first time researchers have attempted to map out the number of lakes lying on the surface of the ice sheet during peak melt season.
Phillip Williamson, lead author for the ocean chapter of the report, told Newsweek: "Our planet won't be the same again."
Satellite data shows sea ice on September 18 covered just 1.6 million square miles.
Activist dance group WERK for Peace participated in the "Shut Down DC" protest, helping to disrupt traffic by dancing in the street in Washington during rush hour on Monday.
"You're a grown man and you're attacking a child. Shame on you," ex-Schumer aide Chris Hahn said.
"The ocean is not just a victim of climate change, it is also a powerful source of solutions," authors of the study wrote in a blog post on Monday.
"We hope that through this protest, people will stop and think 'Oh what is happening?'"
Psychology can help to cast light on why people on both sides of the political spectrum hold different views on climate change.
"Highly automated, intelligent systems promise to transform people's lives and even question the very role of humans," said researcher Laurie Wright.
Climate Week might soon be over but there are several ways you can cut your carbon footprint, from changing up the way you travel to getting thrifty with leftovers and buying secondhand.
Thousands of people in more than 100 countries participated in the Global Climate Strike.
The director said deep sea research is "shamefully underfunded" and called for a "global fleet of swarm robotics" to study Earth's oceans.
"They've got Catholic guilt and they're going to confession, but they just have forgotten about God, so they're worshipping the environment instead," Fox News anchor Melissa Francis said Thursday.
At least 97 percent of scientists who regularly publish research focusing on environmental science agree that climate change is caused by human activity over the past century, according to NASA.
In general, extreme weather events are expected to become more frequent and intense, as global temperatures warm
Around 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions pumped into the Earth's atmosphere each year can be attributed to 100 companies. That gives them a powerful platform in the move to sustainable business.
At the time of writing, close to 1,000 people have pledged to not having children until their government can ensure a safe future for them. The movement was launched Monday.
Researchers have managed to simulate the climate during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum—when Earth was 14 degrees Celsius warmer than it is now.
Ahead of the UN Summit on climate change next week, teenage activist Greta Thunberg addressed Washington lawmakers — and told them their actions aren't good enough.
Mental health professionals say a rising number of young adults are being treated with psychiatric drugs to reduce emotional stress and exhaustion caused by "eco-anxiety," a fervent fear that humans will go extinct as a result of their own pollution and damage to the environment.
The UN's 2018 IPCC report warned that the world has 12 years to ensure that global temperatures don't rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels.
"The weather affects every place on the Earth, from our backyard to entire forested, agricultural, or oceanic landscapes," an expert told "Newsweek."