Greta Thunberg: Teen climate change activist wins "alternative Nobel Prize" award

Greta Thunberg has trolled US President Donald Trump after he appeared to mock her

Guest Michael Knowles launched into an attack about the Climate Summit, during a segment that was meant to discuss people giving up meat.

"None of that matters because the climate hysteria movement is not about science".

It had previously read "16-year-old climate activist with Asperger's".

Trump has made the case that he deserves to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and commented again on Monday when asked about the topic.

While Thunberg has been in the headlines for some time now thanks to her war on climate change, this week she's been praised widely for ripping into worldwide delegates at the UN Climate Action Summit in NY.

In a statement obtained by multiple outlets, including The Washington Post, Fox News denounced Knowles' remark, confirming there are "no plans" to book him for future appearances on the network.

Knowles defended his comment in a series of tweets. "What is shameful is exploiting a child - particularly a child with mental disorders - to advance your political agenda". But Jim Matthews, executive director of SOAR Behavior Services in Spokane, said Thunberg's own description of her "neurodiversity" as a superpower is much more accurate.

"Some people mock me for my diagnosis". Writing in a first-person piece for the Daily Mail, he wrote: "Unusually, I find myself in two minds about her". "How dare you continue to look away then come here, saying you are doing enough".

Twitter's a awful, godawful cesspit of bullshit that I can not bring myself to leave at the best of times, but even the bravest of posters knows never to goad a teen into a tit-for-tat. "I want the politicians to prioritize the climate question, focus on the climate and treat it like a crisis".

Greta, who was called "a powerful voice of a young generation that will have to bear the consequences of today's political failure to stop climate change", is now in NY where she attended a United Nations climate conference. Last weekend, conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza compared Thunberg to Nazi propaganda. On Monday, Sebastian Gorka, the former Breitbart editor and White House aide, labeled Thunberg as an "autist child".

Reporters fawned Tuesday over 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg's response to a sarcastic tweet from President Donald Trump.

Ms Thunberg did not respond to Mr Trump's tweet directly, but instead updated her profile to include the quote "a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future". "So nice to see!" the president said on Twitter.

Knowles defended his statement by claiming that he was attacking Thunberg's parents, but Hahn didn't have it.

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