Greta hits dry land after Atlantic crossing
GRETA THUNBERG, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, has arrived in New York after crossing the Atlantic in a boat to attend a conference on global warming.
Greta tweeted a photograph of the US coast with the words: "Land! The lights of Long Island and New York City ahead."
She later said the boat that carried her, the Malizia II, had anchored off Coney Island, a neighbourhood in New York's Brooklyn district, and that she had cleared customs.
The teenager decided not to ma...