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Varsity Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Cambridge academics clash over climate activism

Cambridge academics showcase differing views on climate activism. [ more ]
Nature
2 months ago
OMG science

The importance of distinguishing climate science from climate activism - npj Climate Action

Slow production of scientific knowledge faces challenges in keeping pace with evolving perceptions of climate change. [ more ]
#protest
WIRED
2 months ago
Cars

Climate Protestors Storm Tesla's Gigafactory in Europe

Protesters disrupt Tesla's factory expansion in Berlin. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Climate activists block traffic on Moakley Bridge during evening rush hour

Climate activists in Boston blocked traffic on Moakley Bridge to protest new fossil fuel infrastructure, urging Gov. Healey to take action. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Twenty climate activists arrested for blocking planes at Hanscom Field in Bedford

Extinction Rebellion Boston protested private jet hangar expansion at Hanscom Field, leading to arrests and temporary airport closure. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Just Stop Oil protester who scaled M25 gantry sparking Heathrow disruption says she'd do it again

Protester Cressida Gethin disrupted British Airways services affecting thousands, expressing willingness to repeat the action despite mixed feelings and potential repercussions. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Youth climate advocates, sensing an ally, hold protest near Kamala Harris' L.A. home

Young activists from Sunrise Movement protested near VP Kamala Harris' house, demanding climate action and end to U.S. military aid to Israel. [ more ]
euronews
3 months ago
London

Police arrested dozens of people who took part in the protest

Thunberg detained during a banned protest in The Hague by police.
Extinction Rebellion activists protesting Dutch subsidies for fossil fuel industries. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
Cars

Climate Protestors Storm Tesla's Gigafactory in Europe

Protesters disrupt Tesla's factory expansion in Berlin. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Climate activists block traffic on Moakley Bridge during evening rush hour

Climate activists in Boston blocked traffic on Moakley Bridge to protest new fossil fuel infrastructure, urging Gov. Healey to take action. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Twenty climate activists arrested for blocking planes at Hanscom Field in Bedford

Extinction Rebellion Boston protested private jet hangar expansion at Hanscom Field, leading to arrests and temporary airport closure. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Just Stop Oil protester who scaled M25 gantry sparking Heathrow disruption says she'd do it again

Protester Cressida Gethin disrupted British Airways services affecting thousands, expressing willingness to repeat the action despite mixed feelings and potential repercussions. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Youth climate advocates, sensing an ally, hold protest near Kamala Harris' L.A. home

Young activists from Sunrise Movement protested near VP Kamala Harris' house, demanding climate action and end to U.S. military aid to Israel. [ more ]
euronews
3 months ago
London

Police arrested dozens of people who took part in the protest

Thunberg detained during a banned protest in The Hague by police.
Extinction Rebellion activists protesting Dutch subsidies for fossil fuel industries. [ more ]
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#protest-impact
www.islingtongazette.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Climate protestors jailed after group blocked a roundabout near M25 in Essex

Climate activists obstructing M25 arrested and charged with public nuisance causing economic impact and delays. [ more ]
BBC News
4 months ago
London

Just Stop Oil protestor who delayed thousands convicted over M25 protest

Cressida Gethin convicted of causing a nuisance for climbing M25 gantry
Protest affected 4,000 airline customers [ more ]
www.islingtongazette.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Climate protestors jailed after group blocked a roundabout near M25 in Essex

Climate activists obstructing M25 arrested and charged with public nuisance causing economic impact and delays. [ more ]
BBC News
4 months ago
London

Just Stop Oil protestor who delayed thousands convicted over M25 protest

Cressida Gethin convicted of causing a nuisance for climbing M25 gantry
Protest affected 4,000 airline customers [ more ]
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#extinction-rebellion
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

Greta Thunberg detained at The Hague climate demonstration

Greta Thunberg detained by police in The Hague during a climate protest.
Extinction Rebellion activists demand an end to subsidies for fossil fuels by blocking highways. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

Extinction Rebellion co-founder avoids jail term for drone action near Heathrow

Roger Hallam and others avoided imprisonment for attempting drone disruption at Heathrow.
The aim was to raise awareness about the impact of Heathrow's third runway on climate change. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

Greta Thunberg detained at The Hague climate demonstration

Greta Thunberg detained by police in The Hague during a climate protest.
Extinction Rebellion activists demand an end to subsidies for fossil fuels by blocking highways. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

Extinction Rebellion co-founder avoids jail term for drone action near Heathrow

Roger Hallam and others avoided imprisonment for attempting drone disruption at Heathrow.
The aim was to raise awareness about the impact of Heathrow's third runway on climate change. [ more ]
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#fossil-fuel-industry
www.cbc.ca
3 months ago
Canada news

Canada is still backing the fossil fuel industry with billions, report finds | CBC News

The federal government continues to provide billions in financial support to the fossil fuel industry despite previous measures to limit subsidies.
Environmental Defence's report estimated at least $18.6 billion in support in 2023. Climate activists advocate for prioritizing renewable energy over fossil fuels. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
OMG science

I saw firsthand just how much fracking destroys the earth | Rebecca Solnit

Don Schreiber transitioned from rancher to environmental advocate after experiencing the negative impacts of fracking on his land. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
3 months ago
Canada news

Canada is still backing the fossil fuel industry with billions, report finds | CBC News

The federal government continues to provide billions in financial support to the fossil fuel industry despite previous measures to limit subsidies.
Environmental Defence's report estimated at least $18.6 billion in support in 2023. Climate activists advocate for prioritizing renewable energy over fossil fuels. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
OMG science

I saw firsthand just how much fracking destroys the earth | Rebecca Solnit

Don Schreiber transitioned from rancher to environmental advocate after experiencing the negative impacts of fracking on his land. [ more ]
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#protests
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

British Museum closes to visitors as Energy Embargo for Palestine group gathers outside

Protesters demand end to British Museum's partnership with BP over conflict in Gaza
New protest group urges boycott of the museum due to sponsorship by BP [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
France news

Climate activists throw soup at glass protecting Mona Lisa in Paris as farmers' protests continue

Climate activists throw soup at glass protecting Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum
French farmers protest for better wages and protection against cheap imports [ more ]
Salon
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate change activists are gearing up for a sizzling summer of dissent

Renata Pumarol recalls a significant moment in climate activism in New York City. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

British Museum closes to visitors as Energy Embargo for Palestine group gathers outside

Protesters demand end to British Museum's partnership with BP over conflict in Gaza
New protest group urges boycott of the museum due to sponsorship by BP [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
France news

Climate activists throw soup at glass protecting Mona Lisa in Paris as farmers' protests continue

Climate activists throw soup at glass protecting Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum
French farmers protest for better wages and protection against cheap imports [ more ]
Salon
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate change activists are gearing up for a sizzling summer of dissent

Renata Pumarol recalls a significant moment in climate activism in New York City. [ more ]
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#paris-agreement
Truthout
3 months ago
Environment

Activists Across 6 Countries Stage Day of Action Against North Sea Oil Drilling

Climate activists in six North Sea countries are protesting government fossil fuel development.
Governments in North Sea region are not aligning plans with Paris agreement goals. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Environment

Climate activists across Europe block access to North Sea oil infrastructure

Climate activists in multiple European countries are staging protests against North Sea oil exploitation.
Activists demand alignment of drilling plans with Paris climate agreement. [ more ]
Truthout
3 months ago
Environment

Activists Across 6 Countries Stage Day of Action Against North Sea Oil Drilling

Climate activists in six North Sea countries are protesting government fossil fuel development.
Governments in North Sea region are not aligning plans with Paris agreement goals. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Environment

Climate activists across Europe block access to North Sea oil infrastructure

Climate activists in multiple European countries are staging protests against North Sea oil exploitation.
Activists demand alignment of drilling plans with Paris climate agreement. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
London

Stop insuring fossil fuel': activists target London insurers in week of action

Insurance industry targeted for climate crisis role
Activists call for insurers to stop insuring fossil fuel expansion [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Two worlds colliding': Berlin transport workers and climate activists unite over rights

Transport workers and climate activists collaborate for better working conditions and climate action.
The coordinated national strike in Germany aims for huge investments in the public transport sector. [ more ]
#climate-change
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Environment

Opinion | Just How Many People Will Die From Climate Change?

Climate change impact debates include controversial mortality estimations based on temperature rise.
Estimations of climate change mortality vary greatly, from tens of millions to hundreds of millions. [ more ]
Nature
4 months ago
OMG science

Scientists under arrest: the researchers taking action over climate change

Climate scientist Peter Kalmus is deeply alarmed by the state of the planet due to climate change.
Kalmus abandoned his astrophysics career to focus on the impact of intensifying temperatures and is frustrated by policymakers' lack of appropriate response. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Environment

Opinion | Just How Many People Will Die From Climate Change?

Climate change impact debates include controversial mortality estimations based on temperature rise.
Estimations of climate change mortality vary greatly, from tens of millions to hundreds of millions. [ more ]
Nature
4 months ago
OMG science

Scientists under arrest: the researchers taking action over climate change

Climate scientist Peter Kalmus is deeply alarmed by the state of the planet due to climate change.
Kalmus abandoned his astrophysics career to focus on the impact of intensifying temperatures and is frustrated by policymakers' lack of appropriate response. [ more ]
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Truthout
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

House GOP Defends Fossil Gas Exports as Industry Profits at Consumers' Expense

House Republicans are pushing legislation to end the Biden administration's pause on permits for new LNG export terminals.
The legislation would declare all fossil fuel imports and exports to be 'in the public interest,' stripping regulators of their power to deny construction permits for new LNG export terminals. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Young climate activists aim to sway six Labour candidate selections

Young climate activists are discreetly trying to influence Labour's candidate selection process in six constituencies before the general election.
Green New Deal Rising (GNDR) aims to mobilize thousands of young activists to promote candidates in marginal seats.
GNDR has already trained 2,000 organizers and hopes to mobilize 10,000 core activists by the time of the election. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Environment

Youth Climate Activist Claire Vlases Accepts TIME Earth Award After Major Legal Victory

Climate activist Claire Vlases wins Earth Award from TIME Magazine for her role in a landmark climate case in Montana
Vlases and 15 other young plaintiffs sued Montana for violating their right to a clean environment [ more ]
The New Yorker
7 months ago
Writing

What Happens When the Art Monster is a Woman?

Lauren Elkin explores the radical legacy of 1970s feminist art in her book 'Art Monsters: Unruly Bodies in Feminist Art'
Activists recently attacked a painting in London's National Gallery, referencing a similar attack by suffragette Mary Richardson in 1914 [ more ]
#Climate activism
www.standard.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Police arrest almost 650 Just Stop Oil protesters in a month as they make use of new law

Protesters are criticizing the Metropolitan Police's use of sweeping powers to arrest and detain climate activists.
The police have arrested and charged hundreds of individuals under the Public Order Act since October 30. [ more ]
www.thelocal.com
7 months ago
London

Greta Thunberg in London court after climate demonstration arrest

Climate activist Greta Thunberg was among 26 people charged with a public order offence at a London demonstration.
Thunberg had criticized "closed door" agreements between politicians and the oil and gas industry.
Thunberg's speech at a climate protest in Amsterdam was interrupted by a man who tried to snatch a microphone from her. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Police arrest almost 650 Just Stop Oil protesters in a month as they make use of new law

Protesters are criticizing the Metropolitan Police's use of sweeping powers to arrest and detain climate activists.
The police have arrested and charged hundreds of individuals under the Public Order Act since October 30. [ more ]
www.thelocal.com
7 months ago
London

Greta Thunberg in London court after climate demonstration arrest

Climate activist Greta Thunberg was among 26 people charged with a public order offence at a London demonstration.
Thunberg had criticized "closed door" agreements between politicians and the oil and gas industry.
Thunberg's speech at a climate protest in Amsterdam was interrupted by a man who tried to snatch a microphone from her. [ more ]
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#climate activism
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Environment

Harris to Stand In for Biden at U.N. Climate Conference

Vice President Kamala Harris will attend the United Nations climate summit in Dubai in place of President Biden.
Some climate activists are disappointed that President Biden is skipping the summit, undermining international climate efforts.
Harris will announce U.S. initiatives on climate resilience and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and discuss clean energy legislation. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Greta Thunberg to appear in court charged with public order offence

Greta Thunberg is set to appear in court on Wednesday charged with a public order offence at a London protest.
She was arrested on October 17 for protesting against the Energy Intelligence Forum.
Thunberg will be appearing alongside 10 other activists who are charged with the same offence. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Environment

Harris to Stand In for Biden at U.N. Climate Conference

Vice President Kamala Harris will attend the United Nations climate summit in Dubai in place of President Biden.
Some climate activists are disappointed that President Biden is skipping the summit, undermining international climate efforts.
Harris will announce U.S. initiatives on climate resilience and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and discuss clean energy legislation. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Greta Thunberg to appear in court charged with public order offence

Greta Thunberg is set to appear in court on Wednesday charged with a public order offence at a London protest.
She was arrested on October 17 for protesting against the Energy Intelligence Forum.
Thunberg will be appearing alongside 10 other activists who are charged with the same offence. [ more ]
moreclimate activism
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Climate Activists Call on Gov. Hochul to Implement Congestion Pricing

Congestion pricing advocates urge Gov. Hochul to prioritize air quality by implementing congestion pricing on June 30. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
3 weeks ago
Writing

Victory without damage: 'Just Stop Oil's art activism is one of the most successful civil disobedience campaigns ever'

Climate activists use direct actions like gluing themselves to art and throwing soup to raise awareness on the urgency of climate breakdown. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 weeks ago
NYC politics

Climate activists slam Hochul over alleged inaction on clean energy mandates for New York | amNewYork

Climate activists criticize Gov. Kathy Hochul for insufficient action on climate legislation despite the growing need for renewable energy in New York. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
OMG science

What grief for a dying planet looks like: Climate scientists on the edge

Climate scientists turn to civil disobedience and therapy to cope with anxiety over climate change. [ more ]
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