The Power of Greta Thunberg’s Stare Down

The 16-year-old climate activist is not alone in waging a generational fight. It’s going to get ugly — just as it should.

A photo of Greta Thunberg at the Climate Action Summit.
Youth activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the Climate Action Summit at the United Nations on September 23, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images