Sweden's teenage activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday urged Europeans to vote in next month's elections on behalf of young people like her who cannot yet cast ballots but demand decisive action against climate change.
The poorest 50 per cent of the global population are being hit hardest by climate change — but have done the least to cause it, the leaders of a protest that has paralysed parts of London said on Wednesday.
Nearly 300 people have been arrested in ongoing climate change protests in London that brought parts of the British capital to a standstill, police said on Tuesday.
Climate activists blocked hundreds of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure.
Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister for Climate Change and Environment, represented the country on a global stage on Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 for a different kind of accolade, albeit one still linked to the environment.
New Zealand introduced legislation on Wednesday to make the South Pacific nation carbon neutral by 2050, although greenhouse gas emissions from the economically vital agricultural sector will not have to meet the commitment.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “climate cabinet” meets Wednesday to discuss combatting global warming as her government struggles to convince voters it is willing and able to address the crisis.
After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq’s famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water challenges in the era of climate change.