On a future trade deal, he told the audience: 'We've said that our goal - your goal is trying to get both of these trade agreements done this year - and I think from a USA standpoint we are prepared to dedicate a lot of resources.
"After she goes to college and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us", he was quoted saying.
Thanks. I happen to love Greta.
CNN has reached out to Linton about the deleted post and the Treasury Department for comment from Mnuchin.
Isabelle Axelsson is one of the youngest delegates at Davos, where the 19-year-old, dressed in Dr. Martens boots and dungarees, and her fellow climate activists are calling on the world leaders to do more to tackle climate change.
"The US feels very strongly that any tax that is designed specifically on digital companies is a discriminatory tax and is not appropriate", Mnuchin said.
A press handler for Thunberg said she wasn't available to respond to those comments.
Thunberg- not one to allow others combat her fights for her- additionally countered at Mnuchin on Thursday, informing him that a person does not require a business economics level to see the globe's present carbon discharges price is surpassing degrees readied to protect against an increase in global temperature levels.
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ECB President Christine Lagarde and US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin have clashed at the World Economic Forum in Davos over how the world should transition to cleaner energies.
The grandfather of four travelled from St Gallen in Switzerland to Davos in a fully electric Jaguar I-Pace rather than using a fuel-powered helicopter, Metro reports.
'The situation is not being treated like the crisis it is'.
It was perhaps the inevitable conclusion to an event that featured both Thunberg and US President Donald Trump, who bashed climate activists during a keynote address as "perennial prophets of doom".
Mr Mnuchin added President Donald Trump had previously said the United Kingdom would "be at the top of the list" for a deal.
"Well she's remarkable. She represents one of the main reasons why I've been trying to make all this effort all these years", he said.
Earlier this week, Mr Mnuchin threatened new tariffs on United Kingdom carmakers after the chancellor defied USA pressure to cancel the tax.
On Tuesday, Trump also seemed to be referencing Thunberg when he rallied against "alarmists [who] always demand the same thing - absolute power to dominate, transform and control every aspect of our lives" and called climate activists "heirs of yesterday's foolish fortune tellers".