Greta Thunberg en route to Madrid summit

Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon.
Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon. / :: CARLOS COSTA / AFP
  • The Swedish student was scheduled to lead a rally in Madrid on Friday

Greta Thunberg, the young Swedish climate activist, reached Lisbon on Tuesday on her way to the Madrid COP25 Climate Conference.

She arrived after a 21-day catamaran journey across the Atlantic.

Thunberg was scheduled to attend a climate march in Madrid on Friday 6 December at 6pm held by the Cumbre Social del Clima, the self-styled grassroots alternative to the COP25.