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It's no secret that Greta Thunberg has amassed several celebrity supporters. The likes of singing sensation, Billie Eilish, Hollywood giant, Chris Hemsworth, and songstress, Janelle Monáe, have all backed the environmentalist's cause. And now, the acting legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is the latest to speak out in support of the teen.

During his press tour for the new Terminator movie, the star praised Thunberg and said that he thinks "politicians are listening." He has also gifted the teen with an electric Tesla car for her travels around the U.S... Not too shabby for a girl with a stolen childhood, right?

Greta and Arnie have struck up an unlikely friendship, and the pair have now been spotted enjoying a bike ride together. Keep scrolling for the full story...

Greta Thunberg has become the face of the youth climate change movement.

The Swedish sixteen-year-old has been responsible for the global school strike movement, which began with weekly Friday school strikes to protest for climate change action.

Just a year ago, she was relatively unknown.

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Greta would regularly sit on her own outside Swedish parliament, first staging a "School Strike for Climate" in August last year. In the weeks leading up to the country’s general election, Thunberg sat on the steps outside of the parliament building in Stockholm, holding up the now-iconic sign that read “Skolstrejk För Klimatet" — translating to “school strike for climate."

The teen sat outside the building during school hours for 3 weeks.

Her demands were that the Swedish government reduce carbon emissions in accordance with the Paris Agreement. By sacrificing her education to protest for action, the teen began to conjure up attention and gain traction online.

Her unwavering commitment to the environment has woken the rest of the world.

While a little over a year ago, the name "Greta Thunberg" was relatively unknown, now, her's is the first name that springs to mind when you think of the climate change movement.

Thunberg is known for delivering blistering, matter-of-fact speeches about the urgency of what she calls the "climate crisis."

If we fast-forward to now, Thunberg continues to hold governments accountable during her powerful talks, which have seen her nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and placed in TIME's top one-hundred influential people in the world list.

Her message is clear: we need to act now.

Having whipped up a gigantic global youth movement, climate change is finally getting the attention it deserves, but Thunberg still believes that governments are the ones who still aren't listening. According to the United Nations, humanity has under twelve years to prevent a climate change crisis. A report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) at the end of 2018 called for immediate “unprecedented changes" to all aspects of society.

If we do not act, the future, if there is one at all, will be very bleak.

Rising global temperatures pose a high risk of social and environmental disasters, including floods, drought, wildfires, and food shortages for millions of people across our planet.

Thunberg has gone to great lengths to fight her cause.

In July, the teen ditched environmentally damaging air travel and sailed across the Atlantic to attend the U.N. climate summits in the U.S. and Chile.

Little by little, her trailblazing activism seems to be sinking in.

According to Live Kindly, earlier this year, Mohammed Barkindo — the secretary-general of OPEC (the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) — acknowledged public opinion surrounding the climate crisis as a threat to the oil industry.

And her youth school strike movement is growing on a mass scale.

On September 20, millions around the world, from London to New York, Sydney to Colombia, ditched the classroom to peacefully protest for climate action in what Thunberg dubs "Fridays for Future."

But, Thunberg's movement has been met with waves of criticism.

Her activism has seen her labelled "melodramatic" amongst other things, as well as others saying that she is being used as a political shield.

But her critics don't phase her...

Recently, Thunberg addressed world leaders at the U.N. Climate Summit and delivered a blistering, anger-tinged speech demanding climate action.

The event is dedicated to world leaders sharing climate solutions and new pledges for climate action.

During her powerful speech, Thunberg highlighted how the science behind climate change has been "crystal clear" for over 3 decades. "I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope? How dare you!" she said. "You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words."

As she spoke, the teen got visibly emotional.

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"People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!" She continued: "How dare you continue to look away and come here saying that you are doing enough when the politics and solutions needed are still nowhere in sight." "You say you 'hear' us and that you understand the urgency. But no matter how sad and angry I am, I don’t want to believe that. Because if you fully understood the situation and still kept on failing to act, then you would be evil. And I refuse to believe that."

She concluded with a poignant message: change is coming, whether you like it or not.

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"You are failing us. But the young people are starting to understand your betrayal. The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us, I say: We will never forgive you. "We will not let you get away with this. Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not."

After her speech, the teen activist happened to cross paths with Donald Trump in the lobby.

Safe to say, she understandably isn't his biggest fan and shot him the most intense death stare we've ever seen.

The video went viral online.

When faced with one of the world's most powerful leaders, Thunberg remains fearless, and her death stare became a somewhat internet sensation.

As you'd expect, Donald Trump had something to say about the whole thing.

In usual Trump-style, he took to Twitter to seemingly mock the teen, writing "She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!" above a video of her speech.

His swipe radiated sarcasm.

And of course, people slammed the president for attacking the young activist

Trump may not be a fan, but Thunberg has amassed major celebrity support.

The likes of Anne Hathaway, Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Hemsworth, Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, and Cara Delevingne have all backed the teen.

Now, acting legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is the latest A-lister to speak out in support of Thunberg's work.

During his press tour promoting the newest Terminator movie, Schwarzenegger got onto the topic of climate change and praised Thunberg for her game-changing activism.

He went as far as to say he thinks politicians are finally listening.

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Speaking to Sky News, the actor branded Thunberg "fantastic" and added: “She’s a child and here are children saying ‘when you screw this up with the environment, it’s our generation that’s going to suffer.' "I think that’s a very compelling message and I think politicians are listening."

The actor explained that he wants to help get her message out there even more.

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“Of course I will be as supportive of her as possible to try and get her message out," he said.

He even offered Thunberg a cleaner mode of transport for getting around the U.S.

The actor offered to lend her an electric car so she could get around the country without giving off any toxic emissions.

They both share a passion for the environment...

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The pair became acquainted when, in May, Greta opened the 2019 Austrian World Summit of non-profit environmental organization R20 Regions of Climate Action, set up by Arnie back in 2011.

And, as a result, the pair have struck an unlikely friendship.

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And Arnie is now one of her most vocal supporters.

They even went on a wholesome bike ride together.

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Recently, Arnie shared a handful of photos of himself and the teen activist enjoying a spot of cycling together around Santa Monica.

Arnold took to Twitter to share their day out together.

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And referred to Greta as his "hero" and "friend."

He seemed thrilled to have met up with Greta...

And even introduced the teen to his daughter, Christine.

You can see Arnold's full post here.

It's great to see such high-profile celebrities get on board with the fight against climate change... Who will be next?