Video shows Greta Thunberg being attacked at a train station in Glasgow before the COP26 climate summit

Greta Thunberg at Glasgow Central Station in Glasgow, Scotland, 30 October 2021. REUTERS / Yves Herman

  • World leaders are descending in Glasgow, Scotland on the COP26 climate summit.

  • Greta Thunberg was not invited to the event, but arrived in Glasgow by train on Saturday night.

  • Thunberg was flooded on arrival and was escorted from the station by police.

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was defeated by fans and observers after arriving in Glasgow, Scotland due to top COP26.

Thunberg arrived at Glasgow Central train station from London late Saturday night and was escorted from the station by police.

A video of her arrival, published by Reuters, shows dozens of people, including journalists and photographers, struggling to get closer to her.

Several people who met the 18-year-old Swede at Glasgow Central have joined hands in a shield to protect her from the crowd.

You can also hear the person shouting “give her space” and “this is not right” in the recording.

Thunberg shared a photo of her arrival in Glasgow Central on Instagram late Saturday and wrote, “Finally in Glasgow at # COP26! And thank you for a very warm welcome.”

As an obvious nod to the drama upon her arrival, she added the emoji “Grinning Face With Sweat”.

The COP, also known as the Conference of the Parties, is a UN initiative involving a wide range of world leaders that has met 26 times since 1995.

Among the world leaders to attend in 2021 are US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

speaking on the BBC on Saturday Thunberg that she was not officially invited to COP26.

She added that COP26 clearly lacks young people and representatives of economically less developed countries.

Thunberg has he said leading countries need to do more to combat climate change, in marked British “climate villains” earlier this month.

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