"We must work together to secure future living conditions for human kind, and fight not only for ourselves but our children and grandchildren and every single living being on earth", she said.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg holds a sign reading "School strike for the climate" after arriving in Lisbon, aboard the sailboat La Vagabonde, Dec 3, 2019.
"We will continue to do whatever we can, continue to travel around, and to put pressure on people in power and to make sure that they prioritize this the highest". After twenty days at sea, "La Vagabonde" - the 14-metre catamaran in which Greta Thunberg made the trip - docked at midday on the quayside of a marina in the Portuguese capital, where several dozen environmental activists had been waiting for her for several hours. She told supporters that it should be easier for people to live in a more sustainable way.More news: Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera Has Just Been Fired
"We need that tremendous force in order to increase climate action", she said.
Near to the conference, some 20 activists cut off traffic in central Madrid and staged a brief theatrical performance to protest climate change. To speak the truth.
Some activists jumped into a nearby fountain while others threw them life jackets. They chanted: "What Do We Want?"More news: Joe Root becomes first visiting captain to score 200 in New Zealand
Thunberg's arrival in Lisbon coincides with the release of a bleak report by the Geneva-based World Meteorological Organization.
Her arrival came as the United Nations said this decade will be the warmest on record, with 2019 among the top three hottest years in history.
"Since the 1980s, each successive decade has been warmer than the last", the agency said. Eurostat estimates that the average carbon footprint per European is 16,000 pounds (7.2 metric tons) per year.More news: Family of terrorist Usman Khan 'saddened and shocked' as they condemn atrocity
Meanwhile, a report by the United Nations weather agency released on the sidelines of the climate talks found that the current decade is likely to set a new 10-year temperature record.