Greta Thunberg Utters Expletive as Mic Malfunctions During COP26 Rally

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg let out a short expletive, prompting chuckles from the crowd, as her microphone malfunctioned during a demonstration outside the UN’s Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in Scotland on November 1.

Video from Emily Mackey shows Thunberg telling a crowd in Glasgow’s Festival Park that the annual climate conference had “led us nowhere.” When her microphone produces feedback and unpleasant screeching sound from the speakers, Thunberg winces and utters the expletive, prompting laughter from the crowd. Credit: Emily Mackey via Storyful

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