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greta thunberg at a protest against the climate crisis in berlin, germany

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes

The call was issued as young people prepared for what organisers have claimed will be one of the biggest student strikes so far on Friday, with protests expected in 1,594 cities and towns in 118 countries, according to the Fridays for the Future website.

the 2017 petersberg climate dialogue in berlin

Germany must lead efforts to revive international climate action

A gulf is opening up between politicians and the people they claim to lead. Just as political elites around the world struggle to understand and respond to populism, isolationism and xenophobia, a new, more positive and more hopeful movement is welling up.

swedish climate activist greta thunberg during a demonstration in berlin

Germany’s AfD turns on Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial

Germany’s rightwing populists are embracing climate change denial as the latest topic with which to boost their electoral support, teaming up with scientists who claim hysteria is driving the global warming debate and ridiculing the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg as “mentally challenged” and a fraud.

extinction rebellion protest, parliament square, london

Guest post: Polls reveal surge in concern in UK about climate change

From 15-25 April, climate change was high on the news agenda in response to the Extinction Rebellion protests in London, a major BBC documentary presented by Sir David Attenborough and the visit to London by the Swedish school climate protestor Greta Thunberg.

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Britain, home of the industrial revolution, ‘to end contribution to global warming’

Government advisors recommend climate target to be hiked to net-zero by 2050, a mark they said would lead the world and mobilise ambition in other countries — The UK will stop warming the global climate by 2050 and urge other countries to follow, under independent advice published on Thursday. In a 277-page report commissioned by …

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