In an interview marking her 18th birthday, activist Greta Thunberg has said she doesn’t judge others who do not embrace her lifestyle choices.
The Swedish climate change warrior – who turned 18 on January 3 – touched on a number of controversial topics during the interview, including relying solely on boat travel to reduce carbon emissions and a recent decision not to buy new clothes.
“I don’t care,” she told The Sunday Times Magazine of London when asked about celebrities who fly around the world voicing passionate concern for the environment.
“I’m not telling anyone else what to do.” However, she did urge people to consider their actions in hindsight.
“There is a risk when you are vocal about these things and don’t practise as you preach, then you will be criticised and what you are saying won’t be taken seriously.”
Along with shunning air travel, the young activist also revealed…