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The Greta Thunberg generation – EL PAIS

On a sunny afternoon in late summer, Roger Pallás, a 22-year-old Catalan student with blond hair and a wiry build, sits behind the wheel of his van on his way to the Costa Brava while he sings: “The people gonna…

Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns – The New Yorker

I’m skilled at eluding the fetal crouch of despair—because I’ve been working on climate change for thirty years, I’ve learned to parcel out my angst, to keep my distress under control. But, in the past few months, I’ve more often…

Climate Activists Plan To Shut Down D.C. On Sept. 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. politicians on tackling climate change. The roughly 15…

Politics-as-usual can’t fix the climate crisis. Maybe it’s time to try a citizens’ assembly | David Farrell

The climate crisis demands an urgent, realistic and sustained response from governments around the world: such a response will inevitably require sacrifices from all of us. And there lies the rub for our systems of representative democracy. How can politicians…

Offshoot of Extinction Rebellion Calls for Vegan Revolution

Drawing on the latest UN climate science report, UK activists under the banner Animal Rebellion plan civil disobedience to promote plant-based farming and diets. Vegan campaigners are to join arms with civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion in a series of…

From not having kids to battling anxiety: Climate change is shaping life choices and affecting mental health – USA TODAY

For some, ignoring climate change is not an option. It’s real, and preventing global warming from getting worse is a driving force in their lives. Elizabeth Lawrence and Elinor Aspegren, USA TODAY Revelle Mast wanted to be an architect when…

‘Eco-Anxiety’: Vogue Advises Parents On Kids Having Climate ‘Nightmares’

Vogue Magazine published a piece over the weekend detailing just how hard it can be for children to live in a world doomed by global warming. Talking about “eco-anxiety,” the article claimed that some children are dealing with debilitating fears…

Climate Protesters Arrested After Supergluing Themselves To US Capitol

Seventeen climate change protesters were reportedly arrested Tuesday night in a demonstration where members of their activist group superglued themselves to an underground entrance of the US Capitol. At least 16 environmentalists from Extinction Rebellion staged the sticky demonstration, where…

Climate change is increasing hurricanes, tropical storms and floods, scientists confirm – The Independent

Climate change is increasing hurricanes, tropical storms and floods, according to a new study that looked at 120 years of data for the latest research to confirm a link between human activity and the dramatic rise of extreme weather events.   Increased temperatures…

Extinction Rebellion activists target east London concrete plant

Extinction Rebellion activists have begun a second day of protest by blocking and chaining themselves to the entrance of a concrete factory. Throughout the country, the environmental activist movement is staging five days of non-violent disruption in five cities to…