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the panel at the event also included the green party mp, caroline lucas, right

Greta Thunberg backs climate general strike to force leaders to act

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has given her support for a general strike for the climate, saying the student movement she inspired needs more support from older generations to ensure politicians keep their promises under the Paris agreement.

new york city real estate owners have opposed the legislation, which is expected to be signed by mayor bill de blasio

New York City unveils ambitious plan for local steps to tackle climate change

The mandates, touted as a local version of the Green New Deal embraced by many progressive Democrats, will apply to 50,000 buildings – from buildings with a few dozen apartments to Trump Tower, the president’s Fifth Avenue skyscraper which advocates have targeted as a major polluter.

a recent extinction rebellion protest in oxford circus targeted fashion’s toll on the environment

‘Shut the country down’: British climate group Extinction Rebellion heads to US

With dozens of events next week, many hope arrival of climate punks who’ve swept the UK will be a watershed moment. Following a foray into New York in January, several thousand protestors will aim to cause similar mischief in dozens of US cities next week.

climate protesters bring london’s oxford circus to a standstill on friday

Students bring fresh wave of climate strikes to UK streets

The organisers of the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement said “sizeable events” took place in London, Sheffield, Manchester and Brighton, among other towns and cities. They mirrored events around the world, as protesters from cities as far apart as Helsinki and Delhi took to the streets.

a supporter checks his phone at a rally for republican mike braun in indiana

The young Republicans breaking with their party over climate change

Donald Trump’s indifference, punctuated by bursts of mocking disdain, towards climate change has been indulged and even cheered by his supporters. The president has called climate science “bullshit”, donned a coalminer’s helmet at rallies and defenestrated federal rules designed to cut planet-warming emissions.

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