As the social media-savvy teenager approached New York Harbour before dawn, she tweeted her excitement, saying: "Land!! The lights of Long Island and New York City ahead." The vessel then anchored off Coney Island, so those aboard could go through customs and immigration procedures.
From the school students’ strike, to Extinction Rebellion’s mass protests, to the Labour party’s motion to parliament to declare a climate emergency, capitalism’s damage to the environment is now at the top of the news agenda.
Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.
Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday.
This week environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion, with the help of veteran broadcaster David Attenborough , has pushed the issue of climate change to the top of the news agenda. One section of society, however, are conspicuous in their absence, both in terms of those involved in the direct action and in the way we’re talking about the climate crisis: people of colour.
Let me place two cards on the table at the start. One. I find Greta Thunberg, the 16-year old prophetess of climate Armageddon, a presence at once impressive and alarming. But I find the fawning adulation with which she was received by political London plain disturbing.
Swedish teenage Climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support "transformative Climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday.
The Monday edition of your daily has an article on Costa Rica and sustainable farming. On Tuesday, it is Jamaica and the coral reefs. There is hope, in that, that humans can do better if they have
On Thursday, in front of the grand steps of the Grosvenor Hotel in London, scores of women wearing red dresses cable-tied themselves by the wrists to form a human chain.
The climate protest drew some 16,000 participants, according to the police, a day after several thousand young people had turned out in Paris, as in other cities worldwide, to demand government action over climate change.