Mnuchin calls BS on Thunberg, and Merkel gets real about a German recession
The US treasury secretary says Greta Thunberg needs to get an education, as Angela Merkel defends her — and increasing geopolitical calm
Davos — Just as the spat between US President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg seemed to be subsiding, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin took a new dig at the climate activist on Thursday.
Asked about Thunberg’s call to divest from fossil fuels, Mnuchin told a news briefing: “Is she the chief economist? I’m confused ... After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us.”..