Elon Musk tweeted his assist of iconoclastic local weather change activist Greta Thunberg on Saturday.
Musk retweeted an article from Scientific American about Thunberg’s function within the international local weather change protests final week. A Twitter person commented in response: “Let’s let a 16 yr outdated decide world coverage. I really like you Elon, however that is flawed.”
Musk replied that Thunberg is a “16 yr outdated who has higher reasoning [and] extra coronary heart than the overwhelming majority of political leaders.”
Millions of people all over the world joined strikes on Friday demanding governments and companies take motion to fight local weather change. The strike motion was inspired by Thunberg after she began hanging each Friday in 2018.
Elon Musk is a vocal opponent of fossil-fuels, and has stated that his electrical automobile firm Tesla is a part of his imaginative and prescient for a greener world.
Musk additionally served on two advisory White Home councils in 2017, however quit after President Trump pulled the US out of the Paris climate accord. “Am departing presidential councils. Local weather change is actual. Leaving Paris just isn’t good for America or the world,” Musk tweeted on the time.