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Greta Thunberg gets lambasted for deleting prediction of climate genocide after the date arrives
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Greta Thunberg gets lambasted for deleting prediction of climate genocide after the date arrives

Social media users mocked and ridiculed climate-change activist Greta Thunberg after the date of a climate-genocide prediction came and went.

In 2018, Thunberg tweeted a quote from a scientist warning that humanity would become extinct unless drastic action against global warming was undertaken within five years.

"A top climate scientist is warning that climate change will wipe out humanity unless we stop using fossil fuels over the next five years," she quoted from the article.

After she began being criticized over the tweet five years later, she deleted it in 2023.

Critics piled on even more after the 20-year-old deleted her doomsday missive and reposted a screenshot of the prediction.

"I have a busy day planned. Can someone please ask Greta Thunberg what time climate change is going to wipe out humanity today," replied one user.

"Seriously though, how did the world get so dumb? We were never always this stupid, right?" read another tweet.

"According to Greta Thunberg, the world will officially end today. Good luck, everyone!" responded Ryan Fournier.

"Greta Thunberg has confirmed that all of humanity has been wiped out today, and she warns that it will happen again in another five years unless she is allowed to continue crying on national television," joked another user.

Defenders of Thunberg pointed out that the scientist she was quoting was not predicting all of humanity would be wiped out in five years but that humanity only had five years to address the issue before the effects of climate change would eventually lead to the extinction of humanity.

Snopes marked the ridicule as partly true because Thunberg did delete the tweet. It also reported not being able to obtain a comment about the controversy from Thunberg.

Thunberg was busy being arrested at an environmental protest in Malmo, Sweden.

Here's more about Thunberg and climate activism:

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