DW's Brent Goff talks to sociologist Dana Fisher on "The Day" about Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg's influence and appeal, and why the teenager's protest movement is stirring generational conflict.
Despite climate topping the agenda at this year's World Economic Forum, prominent climate change skeptic Donald Trump is one of the first speakers. He and activist Greta Thunberg laid out competing visions.
It's the first time the two are attending the same event since the teenager famously stared down Trump at the UN last year. The annual jamboree is taking place against the backdrop of Australia's worst ever bushfires.
The Swiss tennis player has been under pressure for his association with financial institution Credit Suisse over its record of loans to fossil fuel industries. Federer is currently preparing for the Australian Open.
The young climate activist has been recognized as the magazine's annual Person of the Year. The 16-year-old has torn into world leaders for the lack of action in the face of a climate crisis.
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