Climate activist Greta Thunberg says she wouldn’t have attempted to discuss global warming with President Donald Trump if she’d met him during a recent trip to the US.

Speaking to BBC Radio 4 on Monday, the 16-year-old from Swedish said it would have been a “waste of time” to try to speak to Trump, as he already ignores advice from climate scientists.

“Honestly, I don’t think I would have said anything because obviously he’s not listening to scientists and experts, so why would he listen to me?” Thunberg said.

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