Greta Thunberg has hilariously poked fun at herself after a video of her swearing during a protest at COP26 in Glasgow went viral.
Earlier this week, the world-renowned teenage climate activist was filmed singing ‘stick your climate crisis up your a**e’ and before hitting out at the world leaders gathered in Glasgow by saying: “No more blah blah blah, no more whatever the f**k they are doing inside there.”
The clip of the 18-year-old’s sweary moment both delighted and antagonised many people including Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert, whose attempt to shame the activist massively backfired.
Perhaps sensing that now was the right time to address the incident Thunberg has decided to speak out on what happened and have a thinly veiled dig at the politicians and their net-zero pledges.
In another addition to her amusing résumé of the tweets, the Swede said: “I am pleased to announce that I’ve decided to go net-zero on swear words and bad language. In the event that I should say something inappropriate I pledge to compensate that by saying something nice.”
I am pleased to announce that I’ve decided to go net-zero on swear words and bad language. In the event that I shou… https://t.co/DXcdOPJsWm
Modern Greenwashing. Whenever I steal something I pledge to give a donation somewhere else… https://t.co/dHFFVPT9Vx
— Prof. Karl Lauterbach (@Prof. Karl Lauterbach)
Although no one will disagree with Thunberg’s decision to try and stop swearing (although she might have just done herself out of a role in the next Quentin Tarantino movie) we dare say that a bit of strong language towards the world leaders might compel them to get a move on in trying to solve the climate crisis.