This is not the first time Jeremy has hit out at the young activist after he wrote a scathing piece about Greta in October.

Within the article he told her to “shut up” and that she had had a “full-on adolescent meltdown” following her address at the United Nations Climate Action Summit.

His article included: “When you told your mum and dad to stop using planes and give up meat, they didn’t behave like sane parents and ignore you. They actually said, ‘Yes, dear.’ And did.”

“Many thousands of people who you had the temerity to blame this week are trying to do exactly what you want. So be a good girl, shut up and let them get on with it.

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