Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking the state's views on global warming to the world stage. Schwarzenegger was in his native Austria yesterday calling on world leaders to do more to slow down and stop global warming.
Schwarzenegger called on world leaders to "stop lying to the people about pollution and about the climate change" as well as "invest in the green energy of the future."
The former governor spoke to a large crowd about the impact of global warming on many places in the world. Other speakers included 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg of Sweden. She got worldwide attention when she began protesting last year outside the Swedish parliament about the need for immediate action to combat climate change.
"We young people are waking up and we promise, we won't let you get away with it anymore," 16-year-old Thunberg told delegates. "Once we realise, we act, we change. Humans are very adaptable."
The annual summit was organized by Schwarzenegger's environmental group, R20 Regions of Climate Action.
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