Greta Thunberg 'Rickrolls' climate concert with crazy dance moves


Thunberg danced to Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” on Saturday, in entrance of a crowd at Climate Live, a youth-led live performance for local weather motion.

“Rickrolling” is an web phenomenon that includes getting somebody to unwittingly open the video of Astley’s hit 80s track by utilizing disguised hyperlinks.

Thunberg confirmed her strikes off to an enamored viewers as she danced and sang to the track atop a stage in Stockholm in a video posted to Climate Live’s TikTok. Astley himself shared footage of the dance, calling it “fantastic.”
The live performance was staged forward of COP26, the twenty sixth Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change, which is able to happen this November.

The worldwide local weather talks in Glasgow could not come at a extra essential time.

A state-of-the-science report printed by the UN in August confirmed that the world is warming sooner than scientists beforehand thought, and that slashing greenhouse fuel emissions by no less than half this decade is essential to staving off the extra catastrophic impacts of the local weather disaster.

More than 190 nations signed as much as the Paris Agreement after the COP21 assembly in 2015, to restrict the rise in world temperatures to nicely beneath 2 levels Celsius above pre-industrial ranges, however ideally to 1.5 levels.

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Although the Paris Agreement was a landmark second within the quest to deal with the local weather disaster, it did not embrace particulars on how the world would obtain its aim. The subsequent COPs have sought to make the plans connected to it extra formidable and to element programs of motion.

But 18-year-old Thunberg took aim at world leaders — together with US President Joe Biden and the UK’s Boris Johnson — at a youth local weather summit in Milan final month, saying the previous 30 years of local weather motion had amounted to “blah, blah, blah.”

“This is not about some expensive, politically correct dream at the bunny hugging or blah, blah, blah. Build back better, blah, blah, blah. Green economy, blah, blah, blah,” she mentioned.

“Net zero, blah, blah, blah. Climate neutral, blah, blah, blah. This is all we hear from our so-called leaders — words, words that sound great but so far, has led to no action or hopes and dreams. Empty words and promises,” she added.

CNN’s Ivana Kottasová contributed reporting.



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