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German youth jazz-up social distancing for climate demo [Video]

German youth jazz-up social distancing for climate demo

Young German climate-strikers on Friday (April 24) got creative with their social distancing, set up hundreds of cardboard cutouts to represent protesters taking part in the Fridays for Future..

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Student led West Lafayette Climate Strikes hosting a virtual rally on Friday, April 24th [Video]

Student led West Lafayette Climate Strikes hosting a virtual rally on Friday, April 24th

Group leaders say we will overcome our current struggles with coronavirus, but climate change isn't as easy to fix.

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Youth Climate Strike Goes Viral [Video]

Youth Climate Strike Goes Viral

the Minnesota youth climate strike was planning a protest at the state capitol this earth day. Due to the pandemic, that won't be happening.

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Greta Thunberg calls for digital climate strikes amid coronavirus

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Pope Francis announces Laudato si' Week to take place in May

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Tempe, citing possible state law violation, cancels candidate forum hosted by youth activist group

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Greta Thunberg is TIME magazine's Person of the Year 2019

In August 2018, Greta Thunberg sat alone outside the Swedish parliament flanked only by a black and white sign which read: "Skolstrejk för klimatet." Almost a year and a half after her first..
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Greta Thunberg found a last-minute ride back across the Atlantic thanks to a pair of YouTubers after a crucial UN climate-change summit got moved from Chile to Spain

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2019's word of the year is right on the money

Collins Dictionary, publishing dictionaries now for two centuries, announced its 2019 "word of the year" on Thursday. It's a term whose usage increased by a whopping 100-fold between 2018 and 2019,..
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"Climate strike" named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

"Influencer," nonbinary," and rewilding" made the shortlist
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Greta Thunberg plans to join North Carolina climate strike

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sixteen-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg says she plans to attend a youth-lead climate rally in North Carolina this week. Thunberg tweeted Wednesday that she will..
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Google employees aren't down with the climate crisis

If you want your employer to act on the global climate crisis, call them out on the internet. At least, that's what some Google workers are doing.  On Monday, more than 1,000 Google employees wrote..
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Greta Thunberg joins climate rally in Los Angeles

Teen activist Greta Thunberg joined hundreds of people in a youth-led climate rally in Los Angeles on Friday. She marched with Youth Climate Strike Los Angeles and pointed to California's spate of..
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The Latest: Climate activist: Young people have most to lose

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg as she visits California (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg says young..
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Greta Thunberg joins LA protest of oil drilling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish girl who accused international leaders of standing idly by as global warming threatens to destroy the planet in a speech shared around the..
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16-Year-Old Climate and Racial Justice Advocate Isra Hirsi to Be Honored as Voice of the Future

Isra Hirsi, a leading teen climate and racial justice advocate, will receive the Voice of the Future Award at WrapWomen’s Power Women Summit, to be held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica..
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Greta Thunberg Leads Climate ‘Strike’ In Alberta — Oil And Gas Workers Counter-Protest

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg lead a climate march Friday in Alberta, Canada, that was opposed by oil and gas workers in a convoy of trucks. “So, today is Friday and as always we are..
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Greta Thunberg tells Denver rally: 'We are the change'

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PHOTOS: Greta Thunberg joins Denver climate protest

Hundreds gathered in Denver’s Civic Center on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, for a climate protest featuring, among others, climate activist Greta Thunberg. The event was organized by a diverse group,..
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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 activists and end..
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Greta Thunberg drives a Tesla to Iowa to join in student-led climate strike

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joined with similar-minded peers in Iowa City on Friday to demand action.
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Thousands at Swiss climate rally demand end of fossil fuel

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5 young climate activists to follow beyond Greta Thunberg

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A missed educational opportunity

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Viral Photo Falsely Targets Climate Strike Protesters

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Climate activists: We may be young, but our voices have value

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Fox News Apologizes After Guest Calls Teen Climate Activist ‘Mentally Ill Swedish Child’ Live on Air

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Elon Musk is a big fan of climate activist Greta Thunberg

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The Washington DC Climate Strike Gets Crashed By A Polar Bear

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Florida Teen Is Suspended Over Climate Change Flier

A senior from South Broward High School was suspended for passing out flyers at school advertising Friday's Global Youth Climate Strike and is speaking out about his experience.
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Youth climate activist Alexandria Villaseñor demands climate action from world leaders

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Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

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Long Island group brings 'power' of parents and children to climate strike

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Hundreds march across Arizona demanding action on climate change

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Thousands of students and tech workers rallied and marched in Seattle, demanding government action on climate change. One sign sums up their message: "There is no planet B."
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PHOTOS: Student-led Global Climate Strike marches through Denver

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The best signs from the Global Climate Strike

Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined Global Climate Strike. Here are some of the best signs from the rallies.
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Global Climate Strike: Oregonians rally across the state (photos)

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Greta Thunberg at climate strike: Politicians' empty promises hurt youth

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