By: Piers Corbyn (Jeremy Corbyn’s brother)
Piers Corbyn, 72, is a climate change denier and adds that listening to Miss Thunberg, 16, was ‘deranged’ describing her as an ‘ignorant brainwashed child’. He tweeted a BBC News article about the teenager’s visit to the UK telling MPs they need to ‘listen to climate scientists’.
He said: ‘Listening to an ignorant brainwashed child is deranged. I am an actual scientist of physics Meteorology, astrophysics and climate and say @GretaThunberg is wrong and suffers mental abuse by manipulative adults.’
Piers has previously claimed that climate change is a cover up to push up fuel prices and says global warming is a hoax.
He called Extinction Rebellion protesters on Waterloo Bridge ‘deranged’ and staged a counter-protest with a banner calling carbon dioxide a ‘gas of life’.
Speaking at the scene he said: ‘This is disrupting traffic and stopping people going to work, the police should have moved them on ages ago.’
The Swedish Nobel Peace Prize nominee, who has sparked a wave of youth climate protests around the world, told MPs: ‘We just want people to listen to the science.