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Greta Thunberg on the state of the climate movement

Interview by KK Ottesen Photo: Luca Bruno/AP
Student and climate activist Greta Thunberg, 18, burst improbably onto the world stage in late 2018 when what began as a one-person school strike outside the Swedish parliament ended up galvanizing a global climate movement…

Their warning: Stop destroying the planet

By Emily Baumgaertner, Kate Linthicum and Parth M.N. Photo: Luca Bruno Associated Press
After the cops showed up in an urban forest and detained Manisha Dhinde, one of them asked her: “What is this fashion of protesting for the environment?” “It isn’t fashion,” Dhinde snapped back on that…

Young environmental activists discuss local sustainability initiatives

By Anastasia Hufham Photo: Lukas Flippo
Save the Sound’s Youth Eco Advocacy Corps met on Tuesday to discuss local environmental efforts, particularly the Transportation Climate Initiative and climate emergency resolutions.

Meet the young black activists leading the fight against climate change

By Vic Motune
LAST YEAR, countries all over the world witnessed some of largest ever Black Lives Matter protests, inspired by the death in police custody of George Floyd. The protests highlighted not only systemic racism but the…

Young activists call Glasgow climate conference ‘last chance for humanity’

By Eve Hartley
There are over 8,900 miles separating the African nation of Malawi from the United States. A direct airplane between the two would take an estimated 16 hours, and, as well as physical distance, the lands…

Young Ugandan climate activist pushing for international crisis team to fight climate change

By Sarah Ramsaran Photo: Hudson Apunyo/Reuters
After seeing the devastating effects of climate change in his country, Ugandan climate activist Nyombi Morris has a message for world leaders at COP26: "Put an end to fossil fuels and make polluters pay." The…

Greta Thunberg: Activist calls on banks to stop funding climate ‘destruction’

Greta Thunberg has called on banks to "stop funding our destruction", ahead of the UN COP26 climate summit. The teenage Swedish climate activist is in London to take part in protests demanding the financial system…

Scouts can now earn patches for learning about solar energy

By YCC Team
Many scouts enjoy toasting marshmallows over a campfire. But some have learned to make s’mores in a solar oven instead. The activity is part of a solar energy education program. It was developed for Girl…

Gen Z on how to save the world: young climate activists speak out

By Olivia Laing
With courage and ambition, those born into the reality of global heating are leading the way in confronting it. Ahead of the crucial Cop26 conference, we talk to young activists around the world.

INTERVIEW – Thunberg says COP26 is time for leaders to be honest

By Anna Ringstrom Photo: REUTERS/Ilze Filks
Greta Thunberg said she expected to be disappointed at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow by "many, many nice speeches" that are "more or less meaningless"