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Climate Change Is Getting Worse, but at Least Politicians Are Finally Talking About It 30.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Slate and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. As much as I try to forget it, one of the enduring moments of the 2016 election was Hillary Clinton, in her speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president, deploying “I believe in science” as a laugh line. It was […]
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Climate change activists urge Los Angeles not to build a gas plant in Utah 20.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Mayor Eric Garcetti has worked to portray himself as a global leader in the fight against climate change.

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Young Activists Kick off a Climate Hunger Strike by Occupying Nancy Pelosi’s Office 19.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Young activists frustrated and frightened by Democrats’ inaction on the climate crisis occupied the office of the top Democrat in Congress on Monday to mark the beginning of a hunger strike. The roughly 20 strikers and their supporters, with Extinction […]
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Climate-resilient fisheries require fairness and equity 16.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Climate-resilient fisheries require fairness and equity
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Even States With Green Activist Governors Won’t Settle Youth Climate Cases. What Gives? 15.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In 2011, 15-year-old Kelsey Juliana and 11-year-old Ollie Chernaik filed a lawsuit on behalf of Oregon youth, charging then-Gov. John Kitzhaber and the state of Oregon with not doing enough to fight catastrophic climate change. Eight years and about a […]
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Turns Out, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Huge in Iowa 11.11.2019 Mother Jones
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was welcomed to Iowa with a roast. On Friday, while the first-term Democratic congresswoman from New York was introducing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Council Bluffs, the state’s Republican bigwigs took their shots at the Lincoln–Reagan Dinner at a Marriott ballroom in downtown Des Moines. “Doctor Ocasio-Cortez,” state GOP chairman […]
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Greta Thunberg to join L.A. youth climate strike planned for today 1.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, the face of the youth movement against global warming, will join her Los Angeles peers in a planned climate strike

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What 'the kids' need from the professional world on climate action 30.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Five lessons from young activists at VERGE 19.
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Ted Danson, 'Jane Fonda's new trainee,' is arrested in climate protests 26.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actor Ted Danson is arrested alongside a triumphant Jane Fonda during Friday's climate-change protest in Washington, D.C.

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Sam Waterston goes Jane Fonda: Both arrested in D.C. climate change protests 19.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Jane Fonda was detained again during a rally outside the U.S. Capitol Friday. Her "Grace & Frankie" costar Sam Waterston also was caught in the fray.

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Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy 16.10.2019 WRI Stories
Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy Comments|Add Comment|PrintYouth Strike 4 Climate, London. Photo by David Holt/Flickr The September UN summits on climate action and sustainable development offered a stark contrast between the half-empty, access-restricted meetings inside, and the streets from thousands of cities worldwide filled with protesters, demanding climate justice from the political leaders that have thus far failed them. Inside, the most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Activists and others are asking, 'Is this anything?' 14.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Activists' elbows are getting sharper. Is your sustainability communications plan up to the task?
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Jane Fonda is arrested in D.C. during climate change protest — exactly as she'd planned 12.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Jane Fonda was seen on social media handcuffed and being escorted by police after her arrest Friday outside the U.S. Capitol.

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Crowd rallies in Denver’s Civic Center to hear teen climate activist Greta Thunberg 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hundreds of people are gathering in Denver's Civic Center Friday for a climate protest featuring teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, whose fiery remarks last month during the United Nations climate change conference made her an international hero.
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Why Jane Fonda is moving to Washington (for now) 11.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Jane Fonda is moving to Washington to protest the lack of U.S. action on global warming. She talks about climate change, activism and being 81 in Hollywood.

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Teen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to strike Friday with Denver climate activists 10.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who gained notoriety after speaking in front of the United Nations Climate Action Summit and being mocked by President Donald Trump is participating in a strike Friday in Denver.
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Let’s all become activists 7.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Making the Global Goals a reality by 2030 is no longer just a topic for high-level people in conference halls — it's a global movement.
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Swedish teen climate activist to visit Dakotas reservations 7.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who garnered international attention when she scolded world leaders at the United Nations is visiting American Indian reservations in the Dakotas to talk about oil pipelines.
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Letters to the Editor: Why climate change activists aren't hypocrites for driving cars 29.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Even young climate change protesters must use fossil fuels, and that's the problem: Our economy is set up so they don't really have a choice.

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Climate Week: Big companies, big commitments 27.9.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The historic announcements and procurements from businesses showed that climate action is picking up pace, but is it fast enough?
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