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Teenager Thunberg angrily tells U.N. climate summit 'you have stolen my dreams' - Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change - "How dare you," she said.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:55:42 -0400
Young climate activists accuse world leaders of violating child rights through inaction - Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child alleging that world leaders' inaction on the climate crisis has violated children's rights.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:55:42 -0400
California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China - Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight climate change.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:21:53 -0400
Strike for the climate, Italy's education minister tells students - Italy's education minister encouraged students to skip school and take part in climate protests on Friday, when people in several countries are expected to take to the streets following a worldwide protest by millions last week to demand action against global warming.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:50:19 -0400
Newark officials say temporary filters 97% successful in removing lead from water - Preliminary lead testing in New Jersey's largest city, where old pipes are blamed for leaching the toxic metal into drinking water, show temporary filters are at least 97% successful in supplying clean water to residents, officials said on Monday.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:20:05 -0400
Tropical Storm Karen could weaken to depression later on Monday: NHC - Tropical Storm Karen may weaken to a tropical depression or degenerate into an open wave later on Monday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:19:12 -0400
Without Brazil, donors unlock $500 million to preserve rainforests - International donors agreed on Monday to free up more than $500 million in aid to protect tropical rainforests, including the Amazon where wildfires are raging, France's president said on Monday at a U.N. meeting shunned by Brazil.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:17:16 -0400
BOE's Carney urges financial sector to transform management of climate risk - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday that the financial sector must transform its management of climate risk, warning that global warming would prompt reassessments of the value of every single financial asset.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:12:20 -0400
France's Cannes to ban polluting cruise ships - Mediterranean resort town Cannes, France's fourth-biggest cruise ship port, will ban the most polluting cruise ships from next year in a bid to boost air quality in the city.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:32:56 -0400
Climate activists block traffic in U.S. capital, chain themselves to sailboat - Activists seeking to pressure U.S. politicians to tackle climate change blocked major traffic hubs in the U.S. capital on Monday, chaining themselves to a sailboat in the middle of a street, while police arrested 26 protesters.
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