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The 16-year-old Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and her “Fridays for Future” global movement has won a prestigious Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2019. She has been recognized for mobilizing world public opinion on the looming peril of global warming. The Fridays for Future movement was started in August 2018 by Greta ..
Topics: Ambassador of Conscience Award • Climate change • Climate crisis • Climate movement • Direct action • Global warming • Greta Thunberg • Individual and political action on climate change • Nature • School strike for the climate • Vegetarians
After United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland has officially become the 2nd country in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. It happened after the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) report on Climate Action was accepted by the government and opposition parties without a vote. An amendment to a parliamentary report declaring a climate emergency ..
Topics: Climate emergency declaration • Demonstrations • Direct action • Extinction Rebellion • Nature • Oireachtas • Physical geography • Politics of the Republic of Ireland • Radical environmentalism • Republic of Ireland • Social Issues
The United Kingdom Parliament has become the first national legislative body in the world to pass national declaration (or motion) of an Environment and climate emergency. The move comes a week after 16-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg addressed UK lawmakers to demand more climate action, and in the wake of protests by climate action group ..
Topics: Carbon neutrality • Climate change • Climate change mitigation • Climate change policy • Direct action • Extinction Rebellion • Global warming • Greta Thunberg • Nature • September 2019 climate strikes • Vegetarians
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has been nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in climate activism and fighting global warming. Ms. Thunberg is the founder of the School Strike for Climate movement, which is a global, growing movement of students demanding more action from authorities regarding global warming and climate ..
Topics: Activists • Climate change • Climate movement • Direct action • Global warming • Greta Thunberg • Humans • Individual and political action on climate change • Malala Yousafzai • School strike for the climate • Thunberg • Vegetarians