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Six New Zealands of climate change: Which one are you?

Baby boomers are six times more likely to dismiss climate change than members of Gen Z, and twice as likely to vote, an in-depth survey has found.

Ken Ward: The US government claims I'm a 'domestic terrorist'. Am I?

I shut down an oil pipeline as part of a peaceful protest. The government thinks this is violent extremism.


Extinction Rebellion’s plan to save the climate with civil disobedience

Mass civil disobedience is our only option, argues the climate movement co-founder Roger Hallam.

Putting Extinction Rebellion on extremist list 'completely wrong', says Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer, the Labour leadership frontrunner, has branded a decision by police to include Extinction Rebellion on a list of extreme ideologies as "completely wrong and counterproductive".


Swiss climate activists appear in court over Credit Suisse 'tennis' protest

A dozen Swiss climate activists appeared in court on Tuesday after refusing to pay a fine for playing tennis inside branches of Credit Suisse bank last year in a stunt intended to highlight the bank's fossil fuel investments and "stop people acting like nothing is happening."

'How dare you': Greta Thunberg's 5 powerful messages in 2019

'How dare you', here are Greta Thunberg 's 5 powerful messages in 2019. The Swedish climate change activist became the Times Person of the Year with her protest.


Groups march to demand action against pollution

Environmental groups joined forces and braved the rain in Taipei yesterday to march against air pollution and call for measures against it.

Must-watch video:  Despite extreme weather and surging activism, 2019 saw political paralysis on climate

From PBS NewsHour's Miles O'Brien: The past year and crucial year ahead in climate change.

Don′t overwhelm citizens on climate change, says European Parliament chief

Inundating citizens about the climate crisis is "as bad as doing nothing," European Parliament President David Sassoli has warned.

Rebecca Solnit: The old made our climate mess. And the young will get us out of it

There have been farsighted altruistic people in every generation, but there are signs of a wider evolution of imagination that is taking place among the young.


The 2010s killed off the polite climate change conversation

The decade that began with the defeat of a relatively moderate climate bill is ending amid calls for capitalism to be dismantled.

Maisa Rojas: The UN conference move shows global heating plus inequality is a recipe for chaos

It is crucial that the connection between social and climate upheaval is made clear in Madrid – otherwise we will have lost the opportunity to learn that every crisis should bring.

Eco-fascists and the ugly fight for 'our way of life' as the environment disintegrates

While eco-fascists violently oppose contemporary environmentalists, they often appropriate ideas such as populationism from the past of the environmental movement.

Charges dropped against more than 100 Extinction Rebellion protesters

More than 100 Extinction Rebellion protesters have had charges against them dropped after the ban forbidding protest in London last month was ruled unlawful.

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Join the “Agents of Change” discussion on research and activism

Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.

The danger of hormone-mimicking chemicals in medical devices and meds

In an effort to bolster our health, we may be exposed to compounds that harm us. New research says physicians need to recognize and explain this hidden risk to patients.

A fracking giant's fall

Chesapeake Energy was a fracking pioneer on a meteoric rise. Last week, it fell to Earth.

Cutting edge of science

An exclusive look at important research just over the horizon that promises to impact our health and the environment

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