Look out, Miss Thunberg, here comes the CO2-spewing ‘anti-Greta’

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Look out, Miss Thunberg, here comes the CO2-spewing ‘anti-Greta’

Naomi Seibt, 19, a German climate change sceptic, will speak this week at a Republican convention in the US

Nick Allen

America is about to be introduced to a climate change sceptic dubbed the “anti-Greta”. 

Naomi Seibt, 19, will appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week where Donald Trump is the main speaker. It is the biggest annual jamboree for grassroots Republicanism in the US.

Seibt, who is from Germany, has been dubbed the “anti-Greta” because of her views on climate change, which are in stark contrast to those of Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage environmental campaigner. She features in a video produced by the Heartland Institute, a US think tank which rejects the scientific consensus on climate change. The video, titled “Naomi Seibt vs Greta Thunberg: whom should we trust?”, splices footage of the two European teenagers making opposing cases...

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