Climate activists of "Rise up for Change" block an entrance of UBS to protest.
Gulf Today Report
Dozens of climate activists occupied the heart of Zurich's financial district on Monday to protest lenders' financing of fossil fuel projects that damage the environment.
Police began clearing climate activists after they blocked bank entrances to protest.
The Blick newspaper showed pictures of activists crowded against the entrances to Credit Suisse and UBS in the Paradeplatz square in the Swiss financial hub.
"Credit Suisse and UBS have so far not done anything but respond adequately to the climate crisis. That is why the climate justice movement is occupying the Credit Suisse headquarters and the nearby UBS office today to draw attention to the consequences of the Swiss financial institutions' inaction," Frida Kohlmann, spokesperson for the Rise Up for Change group, said in a statement.
Activists had staged a hoax outside Credit Suisse's headquarters last week, posing as representatives of the Swiss bank and announcing an end to its fossil fuel financing.
The German Weather Service registered 41.5˚C in Lingen, in the west, which had posted 40.9˚C earlier in the day.
Taking a bite, the plate does not have much of a flavour. It calls to mind dry cereal flakes or maybe what you would imagine cardboard to taste like. But Wysocki says what matters is the tableware is biodegradable.
From Lisbon to Oslo, children and Youths skipped school and voiced their anxiety about inheriting a warming planet with melting ice caps and worsening storms, floods and droughts.
Local media reported that the military plane was training for the Sunsuper Riverfire event. The event took place in the Queensland capital on Saturday.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal ruled that the amount of compensation awarded to a female patient be increased from Dhs300,000 to Dhs500,000 in view of the damages she sustained due to a medical error made in a surgical operation she underwent to treat constipation.
The upcoming mega event, Expo 2020 Dubai, will be hosting many world’s best innovations including a sneak peak of the “world’s largest Holy Quran” made with around 200 kilogrammes of gold and 2,000 kilogrammes of aluminium.