Tag Archives: Climate


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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time’s Person of the Year

12 December, 2019 11:27 pm 11:27 pm

NEW YORK/MADRID (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. Thunberg launched a grassroots campaign aged 15 by skipping school every Friday to demonstrate outside Swedish parliament, pushing for her government to meet … Read More


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UN chief opens climate summit with call for hope over surrender

12 December, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking past a point of no return. Two weeks of talks aimed at bolstering the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began against a backdrop … Read More


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Australian students kick off global climate change protests

11 November, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of Australian students walked out of class on Friday to join rallies demanding stronger action to rein in climate change, which they said is contributing to the country’s bushfire crisis. Australia has been battling wildfires for weeks, which have killed at least four people, burnt about 2.5 million acres (1 million … Read More


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UN says climate talks to take place in Madrid, Spain in December

11 November, 2019 9:00 pm 9:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Nations has confirmed that this year’s climate change talks will take place in Madrid in December, after Chile withdrew from hosting this week amid protests. The talks, known as COP25, will be held Dec. 2-13, as originally planned. Chile withdrew as host this week just a month before the talks … Read More


Future, students, climate, protests, sweep, globe

Students demand world leaders take urgent action to avert environmental cat...

09 September, 2019 10:06 pm 10:06 pm

SYDNEY/BRUSSELS/BERLIN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of students and workers left their schools, colleges and offices on Friday and marched along city streets around the globe to demand that world leaders take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe. The global climate strike, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, kicked off in the Pacific … Read More


Climate, conflicts, plunge, millions, food, crisis

Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

04 April, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

ROME (Reuters) – Food crises will affect tens of millions of people across the world this year, researchers warned, after war, extreme weather and economic woes in 2018 left more than 113 million in dire need of help. Conflict and insecurity were responsible for the desperate situation faced by 74 million people, or two-thirds of … Read More


Climate, change, US, power, worry

Climate change seen as top threat, but US power a growing worry

02 February, 2019 1:58 pm 1:58 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – Climate change is the top security concern in a poll conducted by the Washington-based Pew Research Center, followed by Islamist terrorism and cyber attacks while respondents in a growing number of countries worried about the power and influence of the United States. In 13 of 26 countries, people listed climate change as … Read More


Pakistan, China sign MoU for forestation, climate

12 December, 2018 3:10 pm 3:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Ministry of Climate Change and Chinese government have signed a MoU to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of forestry and climate. Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam and Ambassador of China Yao Jing also witnessed the ceremony in this connection on Monday. Chinese Ambassador Yao … Read More


How climate policy wars are frustrating corporate Australia

08 August, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s revolving door of political leadership has hit confidence in sectors particularly prone to policy uncertainty, such as energy, which could hurt business investment and push back the timeframe for a central bank interest rate hike. The resource-rich economy has seen five changes of prime minister over the past decade with Malcolm … Read More