#Climate Change

  • Article: UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    Oct. 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A UN rapporteur has warned that the London ban might be used elsewhere to suppress climate protests. Read more

  • Article: Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Any assembly of two or more people linked to the climate group is now illegal. Read more

  • Article: In a Sea of Denial, This 11-Year-Old South African Activist Is Speaking Out Against Climate Injustice

    In a Sea of Denial, This 11-Year-Old South African Activist Is Speaking Out Against Climate Injustice

    Oct. 16, 2019|Beautiful News

    “I’m marching, singing, and shouting for my right to a liveable future.” Read more

  • Article: Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Renewable energy just provided 40% of all of Britain’s electricity needs. Read more

  • Article: 10 Bold Ideas for Climate Action That Are Actually Pretty Achievable

    10 Bold Ideas for Climate Action That Are Actually Pretty Achievable

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Helen Lock|Oct. 14, 2019

    A climate helpline and paid holiday to fight climate change are among the suggested ideas. Read more

  • Article: Extinction Rebellion Protestors at London Airport Say They Are 'Mainstream' and 'Scared'

    Extinction Rebellion Protestors at London Airport Say They Are 'Mainstream' and 'Scared'

    Oct. 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists, including many retirees, are taking over London in protest at climate inaction. Read more

  • Article: Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges as Fresh Protests Sweep the Planet

    Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges as Fresh Protests Sweep the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 7, 2019

    Over the next fortnight, the group aims to shut down the heart of the UK's political system. Read more

  • Article: UN Climate Report Reveals 'Worst Case' Sea Level Scenario Is Even Worse Than We Thought

    UN Climate Report Reveals 'Worst Case' Sea Level Scenario Is Even Worse Than We Thought

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 25, 2019

    In a worst case scenario, sea levels could now rise by up to 1.1 metres by 2100. Read more