Thunberg refuses to accept environmental award

DON MACKINNON / AFP

Greta Thunberg has refused to accept an environmental award.

The 16-year-old said "the climate movement does not need any more awards" when she was offered the accolade by the Nordic Council.

She also turned down AED 190,000 in prize money

Thunberg has urged politicians and people in power to listen to science and do something about climate change.

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