A group of nearly 260 activists and their families have been waiting to be rescued for over a week.
"I don't believe for a second that you will actually do this," she lectured the lawmakers of the House Oversight Committee's environmental subcommittee.
This is not the beginning of a joke, but rather the subject of a series of portraits by Israeli Iillustrator Amit Shimoni.
Politicians on both the right and left agree urgent action needed.
The poll comes at a critical time for governments as they plan stimulus packages to recover from the COVID-19 slump that will influence future generations, she added.
"Thank you so much for all the well-wishes on my 18th birthday!," Thunberg said on Twitter.
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For decades the world has been swatting away evidence of climate change. But we need to confront it.
"So ridiculous. Donald must work on his Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Donald, Chill!"