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Students and climate activists push local universities to fully cut ties from fossil fuel industry

By Alecia Reid

Colleges and universities across the country are investing in climate education and research, but not all of them are practicing what they preach.


Swedish Court Says Greta Thunberg and Other Activists Can Sue Their Gov’t over Climate Inaction

A Swedish court said Greta Thunberg and 600 other climate activists can proceed with a class-action lawsuit against the Swedish government for failing to respond to the climate disaster. The climate group, Aurora, hopes to legally compel Sweden into slashing its emissions, citing its duty under the European Convention on Human Rights.


Why Greta Thunberg is protesting wind farms in Norway

By Kelsey Ables and Rick Noack

When Swedish climate advocate Greta Thunberg and other activists protested at several Norwegian government ministries this week, they weren’t demonstrating against new petroleum refineries or tax incentives for Big Oil. Instead, they were standing against wind farms, often seen as a key tool in fighting climate change.


At Davos, Thunberg visit spotlights lack of climate action

By David Keyton And Masha Macpherson

Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg on Thursday slammed corporate bigwigs meeting in Davos, Switzerland, for “fueling the destruction of the planet” by investing in fossil fuels and prioritizing short-term profits over people affected by the climate crisis.


Greta Thunberg removed by German police from coal mine protest site

By Jones Hayden

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was removed Sunday by police along with other protesters as they demonstrated against the razing of the German village of Lützerath for the expansion of a coal mine. Thunberg did not comply with a police request to leave the area, prompting officers to physically escort her away, German media outlet Bild reported. Thunberg was among a group of activists still at the site on Sunday, the newspaper said.


The Future of Climate Activism Is Intergenerational—and on TikTok

By Angela Watercutter

When it comes to changing minds, nothing beats an experience. That’s how Sylvia Earle sees it. The scientist has spent years trying to get people to understand the impacts of climate change, and has found that showing them can be the best way to tell them about the problems the planet is facing. Problem is, you can’t take millions of people to the bottom of the ocean, or, for that matter, make them read a boring climate report. The solution? Actually, it might be TikTok.


Children aren’t the future: where have all the young climate activists gone?

By Eleanor Salter

Between 2016 and 2020, children were the vital force at the centre of the climate movement. Youth strikers organised record-breaking mass mobilisations and protests between geography and double maths. In the US, young people from the Sunrise Movement occupied Nancy Pelosi’s office demanding climate action. Youth activists got extraordinary media attention, invitations to speak at climate summits, and to address the UN. Teenagers such as Vanessa Nakate and Greta Thunberg became household names; both of them appeared on the cover of Time magazine, the latter as person of the year in 2019.


Rally with us and fight for #555ForOurFuture!

Young people from across the country are traveling to DC on June 15th to demand that Congress pass $555 billion in climate investments this year to protect our right to a livable future. The large scale of the climate crisis requires large scale solutions that are bold, equitable, and well-funded.


Becoming inconvenient: youth activists disrupting the status quo

By Abbie Malloy

For nearly all of history, society has revolved around making life convenient for those in power. We consume their products, run their companies, and live our lives in ways that keep them comfortable. It’s easy, breezy, and consistent – for the old and wealthy, at least.


What’s up with climate action in the US?

Climate change is an undeniable crisis across the globe, with impacts affecting people and nature here and now. Limiting global warming to 1.5°C (2.7°F) is crucial if we want to avoid the worst consequences.