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Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit

On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds ...

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit

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Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
18:12 2019-05-24

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in th...
18:48 2019-05-23

French climate activists protest as Macron attends G7 summit Marchers carrying inverted portraits of president demand more action on climate crisisHundreds of climate activists have marched in south-western France carrying portraits of President Emmanuel Macron...
23:48 2019-08-25

French yellow vests join global activists at G7 counter-summit Anti-globalization and climate activists have teamed up with yellow vest protesters and Basque nationalists ahead of a G7 meeting in France this weekend to confront a rich-poor divide they say is grow...
08:48 2019-08-22

Thousands of students ditch class for ‘school strike’ against global warming Protesters - many of them too young to vote - took to the streets Friday across the World to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament....
21:24 2019-05-24

How to Support the Global Climate Strike Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20th, they’ll be ...
16:36 2019-09-16

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police....
03:00 2019-09-13

Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. ...
15:36 2019-08-29

Climate-change activists' plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones frustrated Climate-change activists who planned to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones were frustrated early on Friday as the devices failed to fly and Europe's biggest airport continued to operate as usual....
09:48 2019-09-13

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
17:36 2019-08-29

Climate activists plan Washington DC protest to 'disrupt workings of power' Local groups join together for an event that seeks to shut down traffic on 23 September, during the UN Climate Action SummitClimate activists will escalate their protests next month in Washington DC, ...
11:36 2019-08-28

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event ...
20:00 2019-05-24

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate str...
01:36 2019-08-31

Heathrow drone protest: Climate activists plan to disrupt airport with drones despite five members being arrested Climate activists plan to disrupt Heathrow by flying drones today despite the arrest of five of the group's members in a pre-emptive strike by police....
22:36 2019-09-13

Amazon Office Workers Plan to Strike Over Company's Inaction on Climate Change Hundreds of Amazon employees have signed a pledge to strike later this month, standing against the company’s failure to take action to fight climate change.Read more......
21:36 2019-09-09

Climate Town Hall: Harris Releases $10 Trillion Plan Ahead of Tonight’s Event Senator Kamala Harris is one of 10 candidates participating in a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign....
12:48 2019-09-04

Indian Climate Activist To Participate In First UN Youth Climate Summit A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ''Green Ticket'' that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next......
11:48 2019-08-23

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speaker...
19:12 2019-05-21

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
03:24 2019-06-16

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds of thousands of other protesters who have been call...
03:00 2019-09-03

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday....
09:48 2019-06-16

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to...
10:24 2019-07-12

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.        ...
19:12 2019-07-31

Everything you need to know about the UN's upcoming climate summit The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
02:48 2019-09-14

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issu...
21:24 2019-06-27

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on clima...
20:36 2019-06-13

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they f...
20:36 2019-05-29

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his "inaction" against climate change....
17:36 2019-05-28

Climate activists to target Heathrow airport with toy drones British climate change activists said they would disrupt London’s Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights....
14:24 2019-08-30

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on...
23:36 2019-06-23

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies...
15:24 2019-06-12

Climate activists to fly drones at London's Heathrow Airport Cliamte change activists hope to disrupt flights at the second busiest airport in the world. A mysterious drone pilot caused chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport late last year....
12:48 2019-08-29

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion corrects press release.)...
04:48 2019-07-18

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world. ...
22:24 2019-05-24

Why the UN climate action summit matters With Trump expected to skip the global meeting, the question will be: can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown if the most powerful nation is pulling in the opposite direction?‘Ame...
17:24 2019-09-16

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from t...
22:36 2019-07-13

Time for Tottenham to strike for the Premier League summit after Daniel Levy delivers transfers London is not used to watching a title race from the sidelines. Manchester United's pre-eminence under Sir Alex Ferguson was contested by Arsenal and later Chelsea, the latter defying regular manageri...
16:24 2019-08-09

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thur...
13:48 2019-08-16

Gold Loses Some Luster Ahead of Summit Gold prices retreated from multiyear highs Thursday, as investors awaited the outcome of trade discussions between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the Group of 20 summit at the end of the week....
23:24 2019-06-27

S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher in a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute...
00:00 2019-06-28

Climate activists' drone fails to disrupt Heathrow flights Climate change activists failed to disrupt flights out of Heathrow when technical difficulties foiled their plan to fly drones close to the airport and prevent planes from using the runways....
12:12 2019-09-13

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that m...
22:00 2019-06-28

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U.S. government over climate change are preparing fo...
22:24 2019-06-04

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the Ri...
14:24 2019-07-16

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunbe...
20:36 2019-08-05

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the ca...
21:12 2019-07-11

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countri...
12:12 2019-06-28

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connectic...
00:36 2019-06-01

Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from Sept. 13 British climate-change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground all flights, to put pressure on the government to take tough...
09:36 2019-08-29

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. po...
20:36 2019-09-11

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while ...
22:12 2019-08-23

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered...
08:24 2019-06-23

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
16:36 2019-09-10

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence....
06:12 2019-08-05

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night a...
23:12 2019-06-20

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the w...
18:24 2019-07-15

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
18:24 2019-06-28

Climate activists on trial in Paris for stealing Macron portraits Official portraits of French president stolen from public buildings by protestersEight protesters are to go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of the French president, Emma...
13:00 2019-09-11

Oregon students will be able to take 'mental health days' off, thanks to teen activists The measure is an effort to combat the epidemic of suicide, which is Oregon's second leading cause of death among those ages 10 to 34.        ...
06:12 2019-07-22

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink int...
19:24 2019-07-11

Scott Morrison won't attend UN climate summit despite being in the US Exclusive: PM has signalled Australia isn’t making any new emissions reduction targets, at least at this pointScott Morrison will not attend the UN climate action summit despite him being in America t...
22:36 2019-09-11

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
21:00 2019-06-27

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
16:12 2019-08-16

Global disputes likely to thwart unity at G7 summit in France Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing U.S.-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron's tough task in delivering meaningfu...
04:12 2019-08-24

Global disputes set to jolt G7 summit in French resort U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialized nations, with friction over trade, climate change and Iran likely to snarl t...
19:24 2019-08-24

Wall Street holds on to gains ahead of G20 summit U.S. stocks were modestly higher on Thursday, propped up by financials, but caution reigned in the build-up to U.S.-China trade talks at the G20 summit this weekend....
20:12 2019-06-27

Dow futures rise ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning, as traders await a key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20....
12:24 2019-06-28

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths in the US -- including a call to ban assault-type r...
21:00 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protests: China warns activists 'the end is coming' as students boycott schools Chinese state media today warned "the end is coming" for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as students boycotted schools after another weekend of chaos gripped the city....
16:36 2019-09-02

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Pe...
20:24 2019-06-22

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival Hundreds of demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for several hours on Saturday, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon cit...
17:12 2019-09-07

Drone disruption? Climate activists to target London's Heathrow airport British climate change activists said they would disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights and put pressure on the government to take toughe...
18:00 2019-08-29

UPDATE 2-Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from Sept. 13 British climate change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground flights, to put pressure on the government to take tougher s...
12:00 2019-08-29

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Ore...
12:12 2019-06-04

Climate Activists, Who Stole Emmanuel Macron Portraits, On Trial In Paris Eight activists went on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change....
20:36 2019-09-11

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal govern...
06:12 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from Sept. 13 British climate-change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground all flights, to put pressure on the government to take tough...
09:36 2019-08-29

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate ...
20:12 2019-09-13

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major roa...
23:36 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the Ri...
11:36 2019-07-16

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight...
05:12 2019-08-15

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Ear...
18:36 2019-07-16

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
17:36 2019-06-04

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit. The leaders of...
09:12 2019-06-24

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
19:36 2019-06-27

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of ...
04:12 2019-06-28

Trudeau meets with U.K., Japan prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
21:24 2019-08-24

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code...
23:48 2019-08-21

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses US to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code...
21:24 2019-08-21

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summ...
17:48 2019-06-17

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-comm...
09:24 2019-07-15

Taylor Swift’s plan to perform at Melbourne Cup condemned by animal activists Singer accused of putting ‘money before compassion’ by agreeing to sing two songs at horse-racing eventAnimal activists have called on Taylor Swift to reverse her decision to perform at the Melbourne ...
02:12 2019-09-12

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold the first Queer Liberation March on June 30, the sa...
23:24 2019-06-15

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest U.K. police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airpo...
17:48 2019-09-14

19 Climate Change Activists Arrested for Drone Protest Against Heathrow Airport Expansion UK police have now arrested at least 19 environmental activists who threatened to fly drones and disrupt air travel at Heathrow Airport in protest of the planned construction of a third runway at the ...
05:00 2019-09-15

Environmental activists superglue themselves to the U.S. Capitol walls in call for action on climate change A group of environmental activists on Tuesday took a novel approach to calling for congressional action on climate change — by supergluing themselves to the walls of a Capitol tunnel....
03:12 2019-07-24

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and o...
21:48 2019-08-18

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in att...
18:24 2019-05-28

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech Repub...
22:36 2019-06-20

UK chooses Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit Picking city as likely venue of COP26 may be seen as move to shore up pro-union sentimentA crucial climate change conference expected to be co-hosted by the UK would take place in Glasgow, the governm...
19:12 2019-08-09

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 19...
20:12 2019-06-18

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to.....
19:36 2019-06-27

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to s...
18:48 2019-06-27

Global engineering firm Aurecon cuts ties with Adani amid pressure from activists Investor action group says Carmichael coalmine project makes Indian giant ‘brand kryptonite’The global engineering and consultancy firm Aurecon has severed a longstanding business relationship with th...
10:36 2019-08-21

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
14:48 2019-06-01

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of w...
21:48 2019-07-04

Bug-based snacks? Crazy ideas from visionaries at the Global Entrepreneurs Summit Sustainability, empowerment, opportunity were the buzzwords among hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the world.       ...
15:00 2019-06-12

PM Modi Leaves For France To Attend G7 Summit, Will Talk On Global Issues Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for France from here to attend the G7 Summit where he will speak on burning global issues of environment, climate and digital transformation and also meet.....
10:48 2019-08-25

Hong Kong students plan second day of pro-democracy rallies Hong Kong school and university students on Tuesday are due to boycott classes and hold pro-democracy rallies for the second straight day, further fuelling the political crisis in the Chinese-ruled ci...
06:36 2019-09-03

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of ...
04:36 2019-07-06

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his a...
19:00 2019-07-11

From Cars To Bullet Trains, PM Talks Ties With Japan Ahead Of G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ''New India'' as he thanked the Indian diaspora for being part of the world's largest democratic....
18:36 2019-06-27

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased democracy in the former British colony....
19:24 2019-06-27

Scientists consider 'human-made volcano' to slow global warming Scientists considered the possibility of replicating the cooling effects of a volcanic eruption by creating a "human-made volcano" to combat climate change....
23:24 2019-08-05

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
00:00 2019-09-02

Greta Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest outside White House – live Swedish teen climate activist and other youth advocates demand action from the US to address the climate crisisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.57pm BST It turns out there are m...
20:12 2019-09-13

Biden defends fundraiser with fossil fuel company founder after criticism from climate activists Former Vice President Joe Biden insisted at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that he doesn’t take contributions from the fossil fuel industry....
17:24 2019-09-06

Daily on Energy: Climate activists reckon with the seven-hour town hall’s poor ratings Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:36 2019-09-06

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
15:12 2019-06-18

Swedish teen climate activist arrives in New York by boat for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her nearly 14-day journey from England to take part in a United Nations c...
02:00 2019-08-29

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle ...
15:36 2019-06-29

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
16:00 2019-08-18

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
17:36 2019-06-29

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advoc...
09:24 2019-09-13

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit 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...
01:24 2019-08-02

| School students shot dead at Sudan rally ahead of talks Four Sudanese school students are among five demonstrators shot dead during a rally against shortages of bread and fuel, a day before protest leaders and ruling generals are set to hold new talks on t...
20:48 2019-07-31

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of record temperatures occurring with and without rising...
17:00 2019-08-02

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that for...
03:00 2019-07-04

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerho...
20:12 2019-06-04

Europe Heatwave Up To 3 Degrees Hotter Due To Climate Change: Scientists The record-shattering heatwave that baked much of northern Europe last month was likely between 1.5 to 3 degrees Celsius hotter due to manmade climate change, an international team of scientists said....
18:00 2019-08-02

Trump arrives at global economic summit with full agenda and list of grievances The president’s arrival in Japan for the summit was trademark Trump — using the days and hours before his visit to ratchet up his rhetoric against allies and even his hosts....
21:12 2019-06-27

UN Scientists Just Endorsed a Piece of the Green New Deal to Fight Global Inequality The United Nations released a new science-based report Wednesday that shows the ways climate change can reverse the progress the world has made to end inequality through the U.N.’s sustainable develop...
23:48 2019-09-12

Scientists link Europe heat wave to man-made global warming In countries where millions of people sweltered through the heat wave, temperatures would have been 2.7 to 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit lower in a world without human-induced climate change, the study said....
18:36 2019-08-02

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
01:24 2019-06-01

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildli...
21:24 2019-08-22

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate cri...
19:48 2019-05-24

Prince Harry reportedly among celebs who took private jet to Google climate change summit Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Bradley Cooper were among the stars spending the weekend in boats near Sicily for Google's ultra-exclusive annual summit, while Prince Harry reportedly fle...
16:00 2019-08-05

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who w...
02:36 2019-05-24

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
22:12 2019-06-18

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate cha...
20:48 2019-07-12

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it would push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday, in an escalation of tensions with the ruling transitional m...
01:48 2019-05-28

‘So Great Looking and Smart.’ President Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House “Social Media Summit” gathering of mostly conservative groups. T...
15:48 2019-07-11

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide wi...
20:48 2019-07-08

Scientists Unveil Memorial To Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of its famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18. Following an “Un-glacier tour” led by...
21:36 2019-07-22

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat ...
22:00 2019-07-16

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
13:01 2019-06-29

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an interview with the Financial Times. Putin told the Tim...
00:12 2019-06-28

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General António Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji,...
14:33 2019-05-21

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities to go on strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online re...
08:48 2019-07-15

Pilots can go ahead with strike action after BA loses legal battle British Airways customers are still facing the prospect of disruption to summer holidays after the airline failed in a legal bid to block strikes by pilots....
23:36 2019-07-31

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
11:24 2019-05-29

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
12:36 2019-06-14

House committee launches investigation of plan to hold next G-7 summit at Trump's Doral resort House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday he was opening an investigation into President Trump’s plan to hold next year’s G-7 summit at his golf resort outside Miami...
00:24 2019-08-29

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old...
08:48 2019-08-09

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being...
14:48 2019-06-14

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands o...
23:36 2019-05-24

Edinburgh limits pupil climate strike approval to once a year Activists vow to keep on after council votes to authorise only one day’s school absenceYoung activists have vowed to keep protesting in Edinburgh despite the city council saying it will only authorise...
02:12 2019-08-17

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I'm an Amazon worker and this is why I'm joining the climate strike On 20 September, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out of their offices to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amaz...
10:00 2019-09-10

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have ...
16:12 2019-05-23

As Dorian stalls, scientists debate if climate change is creating slower-moving hurricanes Hurricane Dorian is at a standstill as it pounds the Bahamas, raising concerns about the role of climate change in more intense and slower-moving storms....
23:36 2019-09-03

Extreme heat baked Europe last month. Scientists say man-made climate change is to blame The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, a new study says.        ...
18:01 2019-08-02

A teachable moment: educators must join students in demanding climate justice | Jonathan Isham and Lee Smithey We risk losing credibility with young people if we cannot take action in support of the defining cause of their generationSometimes it’s the students who teach. This week, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg a...
18:00 2019-08-30

Hong Kong leader warns against 'radical actions' ahead of strike Small businesses gearing up for one-day shutdown in protests against proposed extradition lawHong Kong’s top political leader has urged people to refrain from “radical actions” as small businesses gea...
18:00 2019-06-11

Google summit on climate change attended by stars in private jets, mega yachts slammed as 'hypocritical' Google's recent climate change conference – which was attended by Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and other A-list stars – is being slammed as "hypocritical" by many. ...
04:24 2019-08-02

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supportin...
17:12 2019-06-14

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency whi...
23:01 2019-05-28

Swedish Teen Climate Activist Takes School Strike To Gates Of UN Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join...
04:24 2019-08-31

Climate change made Europe's July heat wave up to 3 degrees Celsius hotter, scientists say The scorching heat wave that broke records across Europe last month was made more likely, more intense and up to three degrees Celsius hotter by climate change, a study has found....
19:00 2019-08-02

We scientists must rise up to prevent the climate crisis. Words aren’t enough | Claire Wordley and Charlie Gardner Our profession has been great at raising awareness. But this alone won’t succeed against the might of the oil and gas lobbyistsAs scientists, we tend to operate under an unspoken assumption – that our...
07:48 2019-09-06

Police Fire Tear at Protesters in Hong Kong Ahead of General Strike Sunday is the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government, culminating in a citywide walkout on Monday....
14:36 2019-08-04

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
19:48 2019-07-31

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage climate change is already doing to the Earth. But amid...
20:24 2019-07-01

The global injustice of the climate crisis Countries that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects, especially regarding food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies, reports show. Scientists w...
14:24 2019-08-28

NSW Uniting church backs school climate strike, Sydney Anglicans and Catholics decline Sydney Catholic Schools spokesman says ‘the best way for young people to really make a difference is to receive a quality education’Sydney Catholic and Anglican churches say they will not follow the e...
01:36 2019-08-27

Swedish teen climate activist takes school strike to gates of United Nations Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join...
23:36 2019-08-30

Global Stocks Rise Ahead of Fed Minutes Global stocks gained after investors welcomed possible political changes in Italy and after President Trump said he was weighing measures to boost the world’s largest economy....
14:00 2019-08-21

Renault Triber MPV Teased Ahead Of Its Global Reveal The Renault Triber India launch is slated for later this year and the new MPV will be a compact car, similar to the Datsun GO+. However, the Triber's length will not be restricted to under four metres...
19:24 2019-06-17

Global Stocks Waver Ahead of Jobs Report Global stocks wavered ahead of the U.S. jobs report for August that will be carefully watched for clues about the health of the world’s largest economy....
11:48 2019-09-06

Global Stocks Advance Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Global stocks climbed with Chinese markets closed for a holiday, ahead of U.S. jobs data that could figure into a decision from the Federal Reserve on the possibility of an interest-rate cut as soon a...
12:48 2019-06-07

Joe Biden's Climate Plan Actually Has Teeth Joe Biden’s energy advisor made waves (and not in a good way) last month by saying the former vice president was working on a “middle ground” climate policy. On Tuesday, the Democratic presidential ho...
20:00 2019-06-04

EU to pursue web tax plan alone if no global accord: Gentiloni The European Union plans to introduce a tax on digital services even in the absence of a global accord on a so-called 'web tax', the Commissioner-designate for Economic Affairs Paolo Gentiloni was quo...
11:48 2019-09-16

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “devastating toll” on Venezuela; deputy chief Amina Moh...
03:12 2019-09-10

Unions lend their support to global climate protests BERLIN — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a UN climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support for faster a...
18:48 2019-09-16

Global warming is worse than any climate change in the last 2,000 years LONDON – Earth’s rapid warming in the late 20th century was far more widespread than any temperature variations during the previous 2,000 years, according to a study published on Wednesday that ...
06:48 2019-07-25

| US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
18:24 2019-09-17

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the econo...
04:12 2019-08-23

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
03:48 2019-05-24

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may t...
10:00 2019-06-14

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat m...
18:36 2019-09-12

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight cli...
11:48 2019-05-24

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study findsLondon will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – bu...
20:48 2019-07-10

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in ord...
18:36 2019-06-27

Beyond Meat uses climate change to market fake meat substitutes. Scientists are cautious While companies selling imitation meat boast of the environmental benefits, some climate researchers say that the carbon footprint of those products are significantly higher than real plant-based diet...
15:12 2019-09-02

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours b...
06:36 2019-06-03

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
05:00 2019-07-11

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN...
00:36 2019-09-05

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based ...
09:48 2019-08-22

Amy Klobuchar outlines plan to combat climate crisis Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday announced what she would do to tackle the climate crisis if elected president in 2020, promising to "take aggressive executive action to confront" the growing issue....
00:48 2019-09-04

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradis...
11:48 2019-08-23

Sen. Cory Booker unveils $3T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday proposed spending $3 trillion to transition to a 100 percent carbon-neutral economy if he's elected president....
02:24 2019-09-04

Kamala Harris unveils $10 trillion climate plan Sen. Kamala Harris is leaning in on her record as a California prosecutor who sought to punish polluters in her new $10 trillion climate plan, which aims for a carbon-neutral US economy by 2045....
18:12 2019-09-04

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the...
20:00 2019-06-19

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
16:36 2019-06-19

Elizabeth May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some infl...
00:36 2019-07-22

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. Thirty years later, his 2020 campaign is facing similar charges, in what his cam...
23:36 2019-06-04

Biden hammered over climate plan plagiarism accusations Former Vice President Joe Biden is coming under fire over fresh plagiarism allegations after his presidential campaign was forced to update its climate platform amid complaints that the team lifted li...
18:36 2019-06-05

Vital global climate monitoring scheme axed on remote UK island For 40 years US and UK teams have been monitoring concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane on Ascension Island, but that operation is under threat...
21:24 2019-06-06

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands...
20:00 2019-05-24

Global food producers 'failing to face up to role' in climate crisis Report urges meat, dairy and seafood companies to address impact of industry’s deforestation, use of antibiotics and emissions The world’s biggest producers of meat, dairy and seafood are failing to t...
15:36 2019-09-04

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United Nations official warned on Wednesday....
17:00 2019-09-04

Global warming dwarfs climate variations of past 2,000 years - study Earth's rapid warming in the late 20th century was far more widespread than any temperature variations during the previous 2,000 years, according to a study published on Wednesday that shows how profo...
20:36 2019-07-24

Guardian joins major global news collaboration Covering Climate Now The Guardian joins the Nation and Columbia Journalism Review in launching a new partnership among more than 250 news organizations to improve coverage of the climate crisisHundreds of newsrooms around...
18:12 2019-09-15

Google Camp: Prince Harry 'delivers speech about climate change at secretive star-studded summit' The Duke of Sussex gave an impassioned speech on the environment to an elite audience of business leaders and celebrities gathered at Google's top-secret annual retreat in Sicily....
12:12 2019-08-01

Lockheed Martin says cost cut plan for F-35 jets ahead of schedule Lockheed Martin said on Thursday it was on track to cut the cost of its F-35 fighter jet A variant to $80 million per jet a year ahead of its original target of 2020....
10:48 2019-06-13

Lockheed Martin says F-35 cost cuts a year ahead of plan Lockheed Martin is a year ahead of schedule with its plan to cut the cost of its F-35 A fighter jet variant to $80 million by 2020, the U.S. company said on Thursday....
11:36 2019-06-13

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking plac...
23:24 2019-07-15

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
03:00 2019-09-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares dither ahead of ECB outcome, euro near 2-mth lows Asian shares were cautious on Thursday, shrugging off a tech-fuelled rally on Wall Street while the euro hovered near two-month lows as soft economic data bolstered expectations of rate cuts in Europe...
04:48 2019-07-25

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
18:12 2019-08-22

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime ...
13:36 2019-06-18

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
19:24 2019-08-22

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. and world....
14:36 2019-06-04

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesse...
18:24 2019-06-17

Biden’s new climate change plan copied passages from other sources An ambitious climate change plan released by former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was amended soon after it was released because a few passages did not correctly credit sources for the informati...
10:48 2019-06-05

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 3...
19:36 2019-06-04

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 20...
20:12 2019-08-22

Biden trashed by RNC for lifting parts of climate change plan The Republican National Committee piled on ex-veep Joe Biden on Wednesday after revelations that parts of his climate platform had been cribbed from other sources. “Joe Biden has been plagiarizing for...
01:36 2019-06-06

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under...
02:12 2019-07-24

Jay Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and rewarding American farmers for gree...
08:48 2019-08-22

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pri...
20:48 2019-05-23

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures the...
14:12 2019-08-16

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:24 2019-06-01

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clea...
02:48 2019-06-20

Government To Plan $10 Billion Global Bond Sale In October: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the offshore bond sale plan in the annual budget, amid shrinking options to raise funds to boost spending on infrastructure....
16:36 2019-07-24

Facebook's plan to break the global financial system | Evgeny Morozov The tech giant knows its best weapon is mobilizing the faux-populism other Silicon Valley companies have used to defeat regulationWhat should we make of Facebook’s sudden foray into the world of digit...
01:24 2019-06-23

Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisisHundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as...
05:24 2019-05-24

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed...
02:12 2019-06-21

Changing climate imperils global food and water supplies, new U.N. study finds The report says the world cannot avoid the worst effects of climate change without making serious changes to the ways humans grow food, raise livestock and manage forests....
19:00 2019-08-08

IPCC report warns climate change threatens global food security A United Nations panel on climate change said in a new report Thursday humans risk a worldwide crisis if they don't improve the way they use land to produce sufficient amounts of food....
14:24 2019-08-08

PBF, Valero do not plan to shut Louisiana refineries ahead of storm: sources PBF Energy and Valero Energy Corp do not plan to idle their refineries in Chalmette and Meraux, Louisiana, respectively ahead of a developing tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, sources familiar wit...
17:48 2019-07-11

Huawei shows off 'most powerful' chipset as forges ahead with 5G smartphone plan Huawei Technologies showcased its chipset for a new high-end smartphone on Friday, pressing ahead with plans to launch its Mate 30 range, despite uncertainty about whether the new phones will be able ...
11:24 2019-09-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply conce...
09:00 2019-06-14

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measures will not resolve such imbalances....
09:24 2019-05-27

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be implemented to tackle the climate crisis, including instal...
17:00 2019-07-21

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in par...
20:12 2019-06-04

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat glob...
13:12 2019-07-23

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an ambitious 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization to a...
21:24 2019-08-22

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clea...
14:24 2019-06-04

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while invest...
13:12 2019-09-03

Saskatoon city council votes to continue developing climate plan If the plan is enacted as is, it would cost $19 billion over nearly 30 years. But according to city administration, it would also make more than $30 billion....
20:24 2019-08-27

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green te...
00:24 2019-06-20

Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-new-...
18:48 2019-06-20

Centrists Desperately Need a New Attack Line For Bernie Sanders' Climate Plan Climate change is one of—if not the most—pressing issues facing the next president of the United States. Donald Trump has made it clear where he is on the issue—he completely blew off a meeting about ...
20:12 2019-08-26

No need yet to abandon German balanced budget over climate plan: finance minister Germany has enough options for funding a planned climate package and ditching its balanced-budget policy by taking on new debt should be a last resort, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday....
08:24 2019-09-17

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
20:36 2019-07-05

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has amended his climate policy pla...
16:00 2019-06-05

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
00:12 2019-06-20

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, the airport has said....
16:24 2019-08-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond prices dip on German spending plan as stocks await ECB Bond prices edged lower on Tuesday after German bund yields hit a one-month high following a report by Reuters that Germany is considering a "shadow budget" to allow the government to circumvent its s...
04:24 2019-09-10

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship...
19:36 2019-08-13

Daily on Energy: Democratic and Republican climate hawks jostle for attention ahead of recess Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
20:24 2019-07-23

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
20:12 2019-09-16

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black zero" balanced-budget policy, Finance Minister Olaf S...
13:12 2019-09-16

Canada’s Inuit release climate plan to counter ‘life-and-death situation’ Climate change affects all parts of life in the North and any plan to deal with it must be just as wide-ranging, says a strategy document to be released Friday by Canada's Inuit....
17:36 2019-06-07

Exclusive: Germany eyes fiscal U-turn with new debt to finance climate plan Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior government official said....
00:12 2019-08-09

Daily on Energy: The part of Bernie Sanders’ plan that has climate experts worried Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:36 2019-08-26

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving ne...
15:12 2019-05-21

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousand...
16:48 2019-06-05

Greta Thunberg 'wants a concrete plan, not just nice words' to fight climate crisis Young activists will pressure world leaders to address crisis, says 16-year-old Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted by young activists will push world leaders to addre...
16:24 2019-08-29

Elizabeth Warren Unveils $3 Trillion Climate Plan, Embracing Inslee’s Goals Ms. Warren and four other presidential candidates are releasing climate proposals this week, as the top contenders prepare for a prime-time forum on global warming....
02:48 2019-09-04

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
03:24 2019-08-23

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Climate Change Plan, Embracing Jay Inslee’s Goals Ms. Warren and four other presidential candidates are releasing climate proposals this week, as the top contenders prepare for a prime-time forum on global warming....
19:00 2019-09-04

Kamala Harris risks scorn of enviros for failing to craft climate plan Despite having endorsed the Green New Deal, some activists say Democratic 2020 candidate Kamala Harris risks blunting her rise in the polls after a strong performance in the first Democratic debate if...
07:36 2019-07-05

Kamala Harris and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Release Climate ‘Equity’ Plan The Democratic candidate for president and the powerful House freshman are building on the Green New Deal with a plan to prioritize low-income communities....
00:48 2019-08-01

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climat...
14:48 2019-06-04

Greens accuse Merkel of 'voodoo fiscal policy', want new debt for climate plan The leader of Germany's surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday to ditch their balanced budget...
23:12 2019-08-12

Swedish scientist floats eating human flesh as solution to global climate change: reports A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh....
22:48 2019-09-09

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitment...
15:12 2019-05-21

Parkland massacre survivors unveil sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms de...
16:00 2019-08-21

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of...
22:36 2019-08-31

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms de...
17:12 2019-08-21

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply...
05:36 2019-06-14

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Democratic presidential candidates to declare their pla...
22:36 2019-05-23

Galaxy Note 10+, Alternate Internets, and Bernie's Climate Plan: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This week at Gizmodo, we took a long, hard look at what could have been with our Alternate Internet series, cataloging some of the ways the web could have been different—or still could be. While we di...
05:24 2019-08-26

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
16:12 2019-06-04

For 84 Glorious Seconds, CBS Grilled the Hell Out of Steve Scalise's Awful Climate Change Plan It was brief, and it was interrupted by a line of questioning so soft the segment could have been mistaken for a Fox News hit, but for one minute and 24 seconds, CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil...
02:36 2019-06-15

Presidential hopeful Harris' climate plan to draw on her experience suing polluters: sources U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris’ campaign is finalizing a plan to tackle climate change that will center on cracking down on fossil fuel companies and protecting poor neighborhoods from the wo...
00:24 2019-08-29

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to...
03:48 2019-08-23

Democratic debate: The climate change plan that got buried by last night's Biden-Harris bickering Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he is the Democratic Party's climate change candidate. Polls show that Americans, especially younger Americans, rate climate change as a key issue. But it gets rel...
13:12 2019-08-01

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a con...
16:36 2019-05-21

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, Un...
14:33 2019-05-21

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations sy...
14:33 2019-05-21

The Woman Who Discovered the Cause of Global Warming Was Long Overlooked. Her Story Is a Reminder to Champion All Women Leading on Climate Eunice Newton Foote rarely gets the credit she’s due. The American scientist, who was born exactly 200 years ago on Wednesday, was the first woman in climate science. It was back in 1856 that Fo...
19:36 2019-07-17

Biden campaign rejects moderate label, swipes at plan-obsessed rivals ahead of debate The Biden campaign previewed its debate strategy for Thursday night by making at least two things clear: The former vice president will reject efforts to cast him as an incremental moderate. And he'll...
01:24 2019-09-13

Bernie Sanders says he'd back US funding for Third World abortions, birth control as part of climate plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top contender for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he would support U.S. taxpayer-funded programs in developing countries that administer...
17:24 2019-09-05

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
21:48 2019-06-20

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggressive proposal, according to new INSIDER polling. 4...
01:36 2019-06-22

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first...
00:36 2019-07-02

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.       ...
18:48 2019-09-16

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
12:12 2019-08-24

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:24 2019-06-19

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
13:36 2019-05-22

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
17:48 2019-09-13

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
13:36 2019-06-20

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights....
15:12 2019-09-09

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh o...
17:24 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as new tariffs darken global outlook Wall Street stock futures weakened in early trade on Monday, setting a dour tone for Asian markets after tit-for-tat tariffs between the United States and China took effect, reinforcing investors' glo...
02:48 2019-09-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push th...
18:12 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's eco...
18:48 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technolog...
20:36 2019-05-21

Global stocks slip as new U.S.-China tariffs sour global outlook Global stocks dipped on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other's goods, reinforcing investors' worries over slowing global growth, with no clear end in sight for th...
12:48 2019-09-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
07:36 2019-05-29

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 10 CHICAGO – September 4, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Ope...
03:36 2019-09-05

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Cha...
16:36 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between t...
20:36 2019-07-01

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer a...
22:36 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens World stocks rose to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar capped gains with China's yuan softening again, on t...
12:00 2019-08-30

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operati...
16:36 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
05:36 2019-06-20

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, ...
03:48 2019-05-30

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive O...
16:36 2019-05-21

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the ...
22:01 2019-06-11

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in war time. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policy-making is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any se...
03:36 2019-06-03

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:24 2019-05-28

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
21:00 2019-06-27

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capit...
15:00 2019-09-17

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News su...
18:12 2019-09-15

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
14:33 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is maki...
08:36 2019-06-09

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off ...
17:24 2019-05-21

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
09:24 2019-05-22

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
14:24 2019-06-13

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
20:12 2019-06-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit...
17:01 2019-07-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullb...
21:00 2019-08-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global markets on Friday, capping a volatile week that has pu...
19:12 2019-08-09

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approv...
02:36 2019-05-22

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there'...
22:12 2019-06-27

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
04:12 2019-05-30

G-7 protests: Inside the activists' camp As world leaders prepare to meet in the French resort of Biarritz, hundreds of climate activists and anti-capitalists have gathered in nearby Irun. DW's Bernd Riegert had a look round the official pro...
13:12 2019-08-24

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
23:00 2019-06-09

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, ha...
16:12 2019-07-22

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out t...
00:36 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in...
13:36 2019-06-10

'What About Atrocities On Us?' Baloch Activists As Pak Raises J&K At UN Pakistan's attempt to corner India on Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva wasstymied by Baloch activists, who spoke out against the atrocities unleashed by the Pakistani......
12:12 2019-09-12

What Is the G-20 Summit? Here is a look at what the Group of 20 is and does, and some of the important things to watch as world leaders gather in Japan over the next two days....
19:24 2019-06-27

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
13:48 2019-06-10

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The a...
13:12 2019-07-22

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
00:00 2019-07-20

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days e...
14:48 2019-06-14

Right-wing activists vandalize EU mission in Israel An anti-asylum seeker activist had spray-painted slogans such as "German money kills Jews" and "EU get out" on the walls of the mission's lobby. The EU's top diplomat in Israel has said his staff woul...
21:36 2019-09-16

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
17:24 2019-07-10

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agre...
19:48 2019-05-29

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ...
22:12 2019-06-22

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last major swaths of forest and will be devastating for...
01:00 2019-08-06

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
14:12 2019-05-29

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil we...
11:24 2019-06-10

German art activists to defy tank ban in Dresden A German art activists' collective is planning to put a tank in front of the Saxony state parliament in Dresden in protest against the AfD. But the city authorities have denied the requested permit....
04:24 2019-09-02

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern...
23:36 2019-05-21

Activists Bark Loudly With Smaller Bites The phenomenon of cantankerous shareholders staking their claim on very large companies with ever smaller interests has grown, but in many cases it isn’t clear if companies would have taken decisions ...
18:48 2019-09-16

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters s...
12:48 2019-07-16

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the aborti...
03:12 2019-05-29

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders a...
22:36 2019-09-17

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young a...
11:12 2019-05-23

Activists say 'new Zimbabwe' resembles Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe’s commitments to respecting and upholding rights are under scrutiny as critics of the government are increasingly abducted and tortured. Such practices were common during the reign of Robert ...
20:48 2019-08-29

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris ...
09:24 2019-06-01

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology. The groups, which are pl...
23:36 2019-09-05

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 G7 Summit The 45th annual G7 Summit is set to kick off on Aug. 24 in the seaside town of Biarritz in France. For two days, leaders from the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Italy, Germany and Japan, as well as top ...
01:00 2019-08-24

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little r...
16:24 2019-07-13

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists s...
12:48 2019-06-07

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladimir Putin’s plan to firewall the country from the re...
15:12 2019-08-22

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
13:24 2019-06-19

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
15:48 2019-06-11

The activists hoping to cause chaos at Europe's busiest airport When a former accountant Linda Davidsen purchased a drone a few days ago, she did so with a very clear plan in mind. She would try to use it to bring chaos to Europe's busiest airport....
08:36 2019-09-12

Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally monitored groups...
01:24 2019-07-09

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
17:24 2019-07-15

The Latest: Activists: Sudan military assault clears sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 11:50 a.m. Sudanese activists say an assault by security forces ...
12:00 2019-06-03

Top Opposition Activists Are Arrested in Moscow After Wave of Protests The lawyer Lyubov Sobol, the public face of recent rallies, and two others, were detained in Moscow in a sweep of opposition figures ahead of an election this Sunday....
06:12 2019-09-03

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres...
14:33 2019-05-21

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 y...
10:36 2019-06-17

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violati...
16:48 2019-06-10

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal c...
18:24 2019-05-24

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
22:12 2019-07-13

Police arrest 12 activists protesting against Amazon doing business with ICE Cambridge police arrested 12 protesters from the lobby of Amazon's Massachusetts office Thursday following a march demanding the e-commerce behemoth end its cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Custo...
08:12 2019-09-06

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration ...
03:48 2019-06-01

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambling to prevent the imminent deportation of a Uighur ...
17:01 2019-08-03

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brut...
01:12 2019-07-04

Mexico claims success in stopping migrants; activists say no Mexico says it has complied with a 90-day deadline from the U.S. to reduce the flow of migrants through its territory, but activists say Mexico’s crackdown has only forced migrants into greater desper...
06:36 2019-09-06

Manchester Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to banks Barclays and HSBC targeted on final day of protests against fossil fuel investmentsEnvironmental protesters have glued themselves to banks in Manchester to protest against fossil fuel investments on t...
20:00 2019-09-02

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in the wake of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s pr...
22:12 2019-06-27

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former M...
23:36 2019-06-18

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and...
17:24 2019-05-25

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
07:24 2019-06-17

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
23:12 2019-07-10

Thai authorities urged to investigate attacks on activists Rights groups are urging Thai authorities to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after one was beaten and left unconscious on a sidewalk last week...
12:12 2019-07-03

Cambodia arrests more opposition activists over alleged plots Cambodian authorities arrested six political activists over the weekend for alleged plots to rally in support of former opposition politician Sam Rainsy if he returns from exile as planned in November...
11:48 2019-09-16

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
23:01 2019-05-28

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence following accusations of migrant trafficking. Irineo Mújica, director of the nonpro...
01:12 2019-06-13

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
20:00 2019-06-07

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift f...
23:24 2019-06-14

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response...
12:01 2019-06-20

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
00:24 2019-05-29

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
15:12 2019-05-21

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former...
17:48 2019-07-11

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitor...
08:48 2019-07-24

Group of Hong Kong activists says will not back down on demands: TV A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the city's leader Carrie Lam to "return power to the peop...
11:24 2019-08-06

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped....
16:12 2019-08-17

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the ground across New York City, covered with the metalli...
20:36 2019-06-12

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
19:48 2019-06-19

The best desktops for students We'll be honest, we realize most students will buy a laptop to use at school and call it a day. But opting for a desktop instead isn't the craziest idea, especially if your needs extend beyo...
18:36 2019-07-22

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers....
21:24 2019-08-05

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
15:12 2019-05-21

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former Britis...
10:36 2019-07-11

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial recognition technology....
00:12 2019-09-06

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbidden at home. Their escape comes as more activists a...
16:48 2019-08-12

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say ill...
14:36 2019-07-16

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be guided by her memories of life in dictatorial East...
02:00 2019-09-04

U.N. urges better protection of journalists, activists as Mexico murders climb A Mexican government program to protect journalists and activists is underfunded and cannot guarantee safety amid widespread impunity and threats, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...
23:36 2019-08-26

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech gian...
17:12 2019-06-21

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken ...
20:24 2019-07-05

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
11:12 2019-07-14

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tortured into confessing....
18:00 2019-07-31

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and target...
11:36 2019-08-08

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
15:24 2019-06-18

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new...
08:36 2019-06-11

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
19:36 2019-07-08

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoide...
10:24 2019-08-29

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fo...
14:33 2019-05-21

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including from their noses and mouths, according to a repor...
03:00 2019-07-17