Gore praises Greta Thunberg after meeting: 'Nobody speaks truth to power as she does'

Gore praises Greta Thunberg after meeting: 'Nobody speaks truth to power as she does'
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Former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreWill Pence be able to escape the Trump stain? Vice President Pence: Honor in humility Pence rises to the occasion, to truly save America MORE praised teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday after meeting her at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

“Once again, I was struck by her potent and sobering call to action,” Gore tweeted.

The tweet came the same day White House adviser Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: What to expect for inauguration DC attorney general pushing to interview Trump Jr. Secret Service renting K a month apartment near Ivanka and Jared for bathrooms, office space: report MORE refused to echo her father’s regular criticisms of Thunberg, telling The New York Times, “I’m not going to criticize anyone who’s bringing their energy and voice. That’s not my style. I think she’s elevated awareness and that’s a positive thing.”

Thunberg blasted the lack of action by world leaders on climate change earlier at the forum, asking, “I wonder, what will you tell your children was the reason to fail and leave them facing the climate chaos you knowingly brought upon them?”

President TrumpDonald TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media MORE has repeatedly mocked Thunberg for her climate activism, saying she has an "anger management problem" after she was named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" last month.