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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...

Major German union urges members to join climate protests

BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany's largest unions is calling on its members to join the weekly "Fridays for Future" protests calling for action on climate change. Verdi head Frank Bsirsk...

Swedish activist Thunberg joins German climate protest

BERLIN (AP) — Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has joined thousands of young protesters in Berlin for a rally urging action against climate change. Thunberg told the cheering cro...

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote

LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of the North Sea and the blu...

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan

Merkel told Petersburg Dialog talks in Berlin involving environment ministers of 35 nations that climate change was a "fact" and the clamor from children and youth to avert "catastrophe...

Greta Thunberg at London climate protest: 'We will never stop fighting'

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg told hundreds of people in London on Sunday that their weeklong anti-climate change protest was "making a difference," as the number of demonstrators arrested...

London climate activists set sights on Heathrow

Environmental activists in the UK took their protest to Heathrow Airport on Friday after days of demonstrations caused road closures and transport chaos across London. The Extinction Rebellion group ...

Climate protest organizers demand faster German coal exit

BERLIN (AP) — A group that has helped organize weekly student protests in Germany against climate change is calling for the country's phase-out of coal-fired power plants to be sped up. ...