By Charlie Moore For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:52 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 02:52 BST, 1 October 2019
A Christian private school principal has savaged 16-year-old climate campaigner Greta Thunburg and called her a 'little girl with mental problems'.
Rodney Lynn, head of Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, wrote a letter to pupils and parents on September 26.
He did not mention Greta by name but told pupils not to pay attention to her impassioned speech at the UN which went viral last week.
Rodney Lynn (pictured), head of Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, wrote a letter to pupils and parents on September 26
In the speech, the Swedish activist tearfully urged politicians to take action on climate change to stop the planet from being destroyed.
But Mr Lynn dismissed her as 'a little girl from Scandinavia' who was full of 'doomsday waffle talk'.
In the letter seen by the ABC, he said she was a 'little girl with self declared various emotional and mental problems that she thinks give her a special insight into a pending doom'.
'My life experience has taught me that the doomsday predictors are just attention getters.'
In a message to his pupils, he added: 'Do not be afraid. Your world's future is in the hands of God, not in the predictions of a little