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Climate activists from African nations make urgent appeal

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate and peers from other African nations on Friday made an urgent appeal for the world to pay more attention to the continent that stands t...

Greta Thunberg seeks trademarks to prevent commercial misuse

BERLIN (AP) — Climate activist Greta Thunberg said Wednesday she has applied to trademark her name and that of the international school strike movement she inspired, a move meant to protect the moveme...

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, saying that his comments have “of course no effect” o...

Germany's Siemens to fulfill Australia coal mine contract

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Siemens has decided to stand by a contract linked to a coal mine in Australia that climate activists had called for it to drop. The German industrial conglome...

Climate activists target Siemens over Australia coal project

BERLIN (AP) — Climate activists are staging rallies Friday outside the offices of German engineering firm Siemens over its involvement in a coal mine project in Australia. The group ...

Thunberg calls for `fight for tomorrow' at Italy protest

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Friday asked young people to fight for their future in the next decade, as she joined a demonstration in the northern Italian city...

COP25: Greta Thunberg warns world leaders about climate inaction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg gave a speech at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) on Wednesday (Dec. 11), accusing governments ...

Science warnings, US retreat add urgency to UN climate talks

MADRID (AP) — Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year’s international talks on tackling global warming. ...

Italy making climate change courses mandatory for schools

ROME (AP) — Italian schoolchildren's ABCs might soon become ABCCs. Italy's education minister says weekly climate change lessons are being made mandatory for the nation's public scho...

Thunberg calls for climate action in oil-rich Alberta

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg stayed away from any direct criticism of Alberta's oil sands as she took her message to the oil-rich Canadian province. ...

The Latest: Greta Thunberg joins climate strike in Denver

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a climate strike rally with Greta Thunberg in Denver: (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg says young pe...

Activist Greta Thunberg joins climate strike in Denver

DENVER (AP) — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg plans to join a climate strike in Denver on Friday. The event near the Colorado state Capitol will include a panel of youth acti...

Activists slam German gov't climate plan, eye November rally

BERLIN (AP) — An environmental campaign group that staged huge rallies across Germany last month says the government should revise its proposals for curbing national greenhouse gas emissions, calling ...

Tens of thousands join climate protests before UN summit

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New Y...

Global climate protests begin in Australia before UN summit

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New Yor...