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22 03 2021 | 14:53

Teenage Activists Post Signs to Warn of Toxic Air in London Neighborhoods.

A group of teenagers, living in some of London's most polluted communities, are posting roadsigns highlighting the disproportionate impact air pollution has on people of color.

22 03 2021 | 10:03

Youth Climate Activists Change Legal Strategy.

A group of youth climate activists who sued the U.S. government in 2015 are changing tactics in their fight to force the feds to address climate change.

19 03 2021 | 13:28

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE: Climate Strikers Mobilise Globally To Demand #NoMoreEmptyPromises

Videos and photos of strikes across the world will be available in this link:

18 03 2021 | 10:48

In Brussels, green still means white.

The EU bubble has a whiteness problem – and the green sector is complicit, write Chloé Mikolajczak and Marianna Tuokkola. Chloé Mikolajczak and Marianna Tuokkola are authors of The Burning Case, a…

16 03 2021 | 14:13

Ugandan youth activist stuns Berlin energy transition event.

Vanessa Nakate shocked organisers of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue by delivering a speech highlighting how she and a fellow youth activist had to submit their presentations for approval in…

12 03 2021 | 09:53

5 Black Heroes of the Environmental Movement.

From Greta Thunberg to Sir David Attenborough, the headline-grabbing climate change activists and environmentalists of today are predominantly white. But like many areas of society, those whose…

07 03 2021 | 07:15

'A duty of care': Australian teenagers take their climate crisis plea to court.

Anj Sharma, 16, and her team hope to force change they say is not coming quickly enough from government. Eight teenagers and an octogenarian nun head to an Australian court on Tuesday to launch what…

26 02 2021 | 10:55

The Chicago plant that sparked a hunger strike amid environmental racism claims.

A metal recycling plant is due to open on the polluted Southeast Side months after the same firm shut a metal scrapyard in a white, affluent part of town. Trinity Colón grew up believing everyone…

29 01 2021 | 09:49

Youth Climate Leaders Say Global Future Depends on Biden Being Bold.

Fed up with "empty promises" from world leaders, a dozen youth activists on Wednesday demanded newly sworn-in President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take swift and bold climate action…

29 01 2021 | 09:39

A million young people urge governments to prioritise climate crisis.

World leaders will meet for Climate Adaptation Summit to consider how to adapt to extreme weather. More than 1 million young people around the world have urged governments to prioritise measures to…

29 01 2021 | 09:28

Greta Thunberg's Message to World Leaders at Davos Summit.

Greta Thunberg calls for urgent action to address the climate and ecological crisis. She reminds the world of the promises made to children and grandchildren — a promise they expect to be kept. The…

20 01 2021 | 07:50

Environmentalists Should Pay Close Attention to the Racial Justice Movement.

There are parallels and overlaps between climate justice and racial justice, as well as many lessons the climate movement can learn from this global moment of reckoning.

15 01 2021 | 09:13

FRIDAYS FOR FUTUTRE: 'No more empty promises'

  Climate strikers announce date for next global climate strike

12 12 2020 | 06:33

High-level summit and video showcase poorest countries’ spearheading efforts to tackle climate crisis.

A new film being launched in advance of the Thimphu Ambition Summit underlines how the least developed countries are leading the way when it comes to climate action.  

07 12 2020 | 07:28

'Mock Cop26' activists vote on treaty ahead of 2021 climate summit.

Young people from 140 countries presented policies to UK climate action champion. Young people from 140 countries who attended an online “mock Cop26” climate summit have presented a treaty of 18…

28 11 2020 | 08:00

Climate activists ramp up pressure on Biden with protest outside Democratic headquarters.

Climate groups plan to camp in Washington DC in protest of Biden’s hires of key staff with connections to the oil and gas industry. Progressive climate activists plan to occupy the Democratic…

20 11 2020 | 17:33

Environmental Justice Reporters Face Deadly Threats, Intimidation.

Shubham Mani Tripathi, newspaper reporter, India: shot dead in June 2020 for exposing illegal sand mining. Maria Efigenia Vasquez Astudillo, radio reporter, Colombia: struck and killed by a…

10 11 2020 | 09:28

‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis.

Greta Thunberg has blasted politicians as hypocrites and international climate summits as empty words and greenwash. Until humanity admits it has failed to tackle the climate crisis and begins…

27 10 2020 | 09:20

South African environmental activist shot dead in her home.

Fikile Ntshangase was involved in legal dispute over extension of coalmine in KwaZulu-Natal. A South African environmental activist who opposed the extension of a coalmine near her home has been…