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Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action

More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warn...

Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action

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Hundreds of scientists sign declaration supporting civil disobedience to force climate action The declaration was coordinated by a group of scientists who support Extinction Rebellion, a civil disobedience campaign that formed in Britain a yea...
04:44, 2019-10-13

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces...
04:24, 2019-06-10

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to ci...
11:40, 2019-05-30

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe t...
00:52, 2019-05-09

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the mili...
17:44, 2019-06-08

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has ann...
04:36, 2019-06-09

B.C. Green’s Weaver ‘very worried’ about civil disobedience after pipeline approval "I'm very worried about how this is going to end up," says B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver....
17:40, 2019-06-23

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military ...
00:52, 2019-06-09

Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience Gail Bradbrook, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisatio...
19:16, 2019-08-19

Young Quebecers’ novel lawsuit seeks to force federal action on climate change The class action would be on behalf of Quebec youth, whom lawyers argue are being deprived of a right to a healthy environment....
03:00, 2019-06-07

Rural women a ‘powerful force’ for global climate action: UN Secretary-General Rural women and girls across the world are a “powerful force” in global action to respond to climate change, according to the UN Secretary-General An...
06:16, 2019-10-15

Youth strike for climate: Thousands of eco protesters gather worldwide in mass day of action Young eco activists gathered in London as the latest school strike for climate action took part worldwide today....
18:56, 2019-05-24

London police arrest 21 climate change protesters as mass action starts Police have so far arrested 21 climate activists, they said on Monday, at the start of two weeks of planned peaceful civil disobedience in London tha...
12:00, 2019-10-07

Extinction Rebellion London protests LIVE: More than 500 arrests as climate change activists continue mass action More than 500 people have been arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters cause a second day of disruption in London....
19:40, 2019-10-08

Parents eye civil action against Anne Sacoolas after fatal crash The parents of a 19-year-old motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash are considering filing a civil lawsuit against the wife of a US diplomat in t...
17:44, 2019-10-11

Global climate strikes: Don’t say you’re sorry. We need people who can take action to TAKE ACTUAL ACTION | First Dog on the Moon Brenda the civil disobedience penguin gives some handy dos and don’ts for your civil disobedience Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog car...
07:12, 2019-09-20

Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth's climate Researchers plans for new centre to explore refreezing the poles, sucking out CO2 and ocean greening....
07:40, 2019-05-10

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Mar...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action...
14:20, 2019-09-17

3Q: Scientists shave estimate of neutrino’s mass in half An international team of scientists, including researchers at MIT, has come closer to pinning down the mass of the elusive neutrino. These ghost-like...
06:52, 2019-09-17

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way ...
09:00, 2019-09-20

Mysterious large mass discovered on Moon bewilders scientists: 'Whatever it is, wherever it came from' A large mass of unknown material has been discovered on the largest crater on the Moon and scientists aren't sure what it is....
18:28, 2019-06-10

Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies', scientists say Australia's vast reef is struggling to re-grow corals after unprecedented bleaching, scientists say....
21:08, 2019-04-11

'The smell will knock you off your feet': mass mussel die-offs baffle scientists As the backbone of the river ecosystem because they control silt levels and filter water, mussels are facing a mysterious afflictionEach fall since 2...
08:24, 2019-10-14

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people ...
14:32, 2019-06-13

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was ...
04:12, 2019-07-25

When Will Mass Shooting Victim(s) Be Worthy Enough For Our Lawmakers To Take Action? At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas. Among them, according to The Associated Press, was Jordan Anchondo. She...
01:40, 2019-08-05

Isakson introduces mass violence action plan Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) introduced legislation Thursday that would provide more money to public health officials to study mass violence. Isakson'...
15:04, 2019-09-26

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up ...
01:28, 2019-08-09

When Will Mass Shooting Victim(s) Be Worthy Enough For Our Lawmakers To Take Action? [UPDATED] Update, 11:26 PM ET, 08/04/2019: This post was updated to reflect that Andre Anchondo was confirmed dead....
06:08, 2019-08-05

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legi...
23:16, 2019-06-04

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationClimate campaigner Greta Thun...
21:28, 2019-09-18

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over...
13:52, 2019-06-12

Extinction Rebellion protests: Nearly 500 activists arrested during mass action across London Nearly 500 Extinction Rebellion activists have been arrested as part of the group's latest mass demonstration across London....
17:28, 2019-10-08

Kamala Harris Takes Twitter to Task Over Trump Tweets: 'We Need a Civil Society, Not Civil War' On Tuesday night, as the president tweeted about impeachment efforts—likening an inquiry into his self-made Ukraine scandal to a “coup”—Sen. Kamala H...
18:12, 2019-10-02

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to rea...
23:32, 2019-05-16

By Degrees: A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Extinction Rebellion protests: Activists hold faux funeral procession as arrests top total from April mass action Extinction Rebellion held a faux funeral procession through Oxford Street as the arrest figure for its latest action topped the number from mass prot...
18:12, 2019-10-12

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in ...
14:24, 2019-06-05

Politicians will have to force us to adopt climate-friendly lifestyles People are happy to make small tweaks to their lifestyle to combat climate change, but we will need governments to force us to achieve large emission...
10:42, 2019-04-09

The El Paso, Texas sheriff called for action on guns in a heartfelt Facebook post after the mass shooting: 'This entire nation should be outraged' Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images El Paso Sheriff Richard Wiles called for action on guns following a mass shooting in Texas on Saturday, which kil...
01:32, 2019-08-05

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks cou...
18:12, 2019-07-16

‘Earthworm Dilemma’ Has Climate Scientists Racing to Keep Up Worms are wriggling into Earth’s northernmost forests, creating major unknowns for climate-change models....
11:00, 2019-05-20

Climate change: Zero emissions law should be PM's legacy, scientists say Climate scientists ask Theresa May to make her "legacy" a target to cut greenhouse gases to zero....
01:28, 2019-05-31

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts...
01:12, 2019-05-09

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea iceResearchers from more than a dozen nations are preparing to launch ...
10:40, 2019-09-20

Climate scientists document ‘extreme conditions on hot day’ in Greenland The photo gives the illusion that the dogs, and the sleds carrying the researchers, are walking on water....
21:44, 2019-06-18

Scientists want to create 3D map of Earth before climate change ruins it Capturing a snapshot of present-day Earth in a high-resolution 3D model may be the best way of safeguarding future scientific efforts against the cha...
20:56, 2019-10-15

Scientists to Drift With Arctic Ice to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arc...
13:20, 2019-09-26

Scientists want to create 3-D map of Earth before climate change ruins it Capturing a snapshot of present-day Earth in a high-resolution 3-D model may be the best way of safeguarding future scientific efforts against the ch...
23:00, 2019-10-15

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, eff...
20:28, 2019-07-04

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged US congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Arctic expedition will take scientists to ‘epicenter’ of climate change Scientists hope the yearlong journey through the ice will improve the scientific models that underpin our understanding of climate change....
19:44, 2019-09-20

Climate crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s ...
15:52, 2019-05-03

Tybee Island Police Department says officers’ body camera footage shows proper action was taken during a recent arrest that some claimed was an excessive use of force. (WSAV/NBC News) Georgia’s Tybee Police Department has released more video showing a closer look at what happened when two officers arrested 21-...
07:32, 2019-08-08

After skepticism, U.S. Chamber of Commerce forms climate change task force The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday it was forming a climate change task force to better understand how businesses are responding to the iss...
23:20, 2019-09-24

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will...
13:56, 2019-05-31

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientist...
15:04, 2019-06-25

Trump Science Adviser Actually Compared Climate Scientists to Nazis The Trump administration is working hard to sabotage as much climate change research as it possibly can....
22:04, 2019-05-28

UK scientists join the Extinction Rebellion climate change protests New Scientist spoke to members of Extinction Rebellion who are scientists to find out why they are taking to the streets of London to protest climate...
20:20, 2019-10-07

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change thr...
20:08, 2019-06-04

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of re...
15:16, 2019-08-02

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than...
14:36, 2019-05-04

Scientists race to read Austria's melting climate archive Scientists are racing to read a rapidly melting archive of climate data going back thousands of years - the inside of Austria's Alpine glaciers....
14:00, 2019-09-23

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively ...
01:24, 2019-07-04

Scientists Set Out to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arc...
20:36, 2019-09-20

Scientists want to make a 3D map of the entire world before climate change ruins it To record the world's most vulnerable places before they disappear, we're going to need a lot of lasers....
11:09, 2019-10-16

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in glo...
18:16, 2019-10-12

Why the UN climate action summit matters With Trump expected to skip the global meeting, the question will be: can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown if the most powerf...
15:04, 2019-09-16

Mass arrests made at climate protest outside New York Times building A protest in front of the New York Times building in Midtown spiraled into chaos Saturday afternoon when nearly 70 demonstrators were taken into poli...
01:04, 2019-06-23

The Time is Now: Thousands descend on Westminster for mass protest over climate change Thousands of people have marched through Westminster to lobby MPs to take urgent action on the climate and environmental "emergency"....
20:16, 2019-06-26

Climate change: Scientists to report on ocean 'emergency' caused by warming Researchers from around the world meet to finalise a study on the impact of warming on oceans and icy regions....
02:28, 2019-09-24

One of America’s top climate scientists is an evangelical Christian. She’s on a mission to convert skeptics. Faith in God is central to Katharine Hayhoe’s life. But when it comes to fighting climate change, “the answer is up to us.”...
12:36, 2019-07-15

US briefing: Ukraine memo, climate scientists snub Trump, and Ed Buck Thursday’s top story: Trump pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden as ‘a favor’. Plus, has James Franco just made the worst film of the year?...
13:44, 2019-09-26

US briefing: Ukraine memo, climate scientists snub Trump and Ed Buck Thursday’s top story: Trump pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden as ‘a favor’. Plus, has James Franco just made the worst film of the year?...
12:56, 2019-09-26

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate chan...
00:16, 2019-05-24

Two thirds of ice in the Alps will melt by 2100 due to climate change, scientists warn Emissions rising at their current rates will result in almost all of the glaciers in the Alps melting by the end of the century....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arc...
01:12, 2019-09-20

Greta Thunberg: Teen tells UK politicians 'listen to climate scientists' Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will meet UK politicians, also praises climate change protesters....
08:12, 2019-04-23

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf o...
20:28, 2019-07-12

Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers 'listen to scientists' on climate change Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg ...
03:52, 2019-09-19

Hamilton marchers demand climate action A few hundred people gathered Friday afternoon, marching from the intersection of King and Dundurn streets to Hamilton City Hall....
23:56, 2019-09-20

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say t...
03:16, 2019-05-30

Exclusive: carmakers among key opponents of climate action Lobbying in US and Europe has tried to block and delay moves to cut emissions, study showsFossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate a...
13:24, 2019-10-10

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to t...
11:48, 2019-04-29

Extinction Rebellion protests: More than 1,000 arrests in mass climate change actions across London More than 1,000 activists have been arrested in the latest bout of mass Extinction Rebellion protests across London....
17:56, 2019-10-10

Scientists begin ambitious Arctic mission to sharpen climate change models The 140-million euro ($158 million) expedition into the ice will see 600 scientists from 19 countries, including Germany, the United States, Britain,...
03:36, 2019-09-21

Nuclear war between India and Pakistan would unleash 'global climate catastrophe', scientists warn A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would place the entire planet in jeopardy by unleashing a “climate catastrophe,” according to the American A...
20:56, 2019-10-03

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue ...
11:24, 2019-06-29

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next cen...
21:32, 2019-07-16

Scientists Unveil Memorial To Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of its famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18...
21:36, 2019-07-22

Boris Johnson to unveil £1 billion in funding to help scientists tackle climate change Up to £1 billion of the aid budget will be made available to scientists inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis in developing countries...
23:52, 2019-09-22

Scientists call on Elections Canada to clarify policy on climate change advertising The scientists are calling on Elections Canada to clarify how it interprets issue-based advertising rules in the Elections Act so that groups can adv...
23:36, 2019-08-22

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has war...
12:44, 2019-05-31

Thousands take part in Winnipeg’s strike for climate action Thousands of people -- including many students -- gathered at the Manitoba Legislature Friday, joining others across the globe calling for action on ...
16:52, 2019-09-28

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta...
20:24, 2019-05-24

Thousands rally in Sask. for action on climate change Thousands of people across the province joined a global climate protest saying more needs to be done to combat climate change....
02:56, 2019-09-28

Thousands rally in Saskatchewan for action on climate change Thousands of people across the province joined a global climate protest saying more needs to be done to combat climate change....
14:36, 2019-09-30

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s com...
15:28, 2019-07-09

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emiss...
01:32, 2019-07-10

'Triple whammy' threatens UN action on climate change Efforts by Saudi Arabia, the EU and Japan are seen as part of a backlash against UN climate action....
08:44, 2019-06-26

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "dein...
23:28, 2019-09-11

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when ...
14:32, 2019-07-19

Climate protester scales London's Big Ben on final day of action A climate-change protester climbed scaffolding around London's Big Ben tower at parliament on Friday, as nearly two weeks of action from the Extincti...
17:44, 2019-10-18

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other c...
23:04, 2019-09-23

'We are rising': students strike for global climate action Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders...
10:16, 2019-09-20

In New York, global climate protesters plead for action Ahead of Monday's United Nations Climate Action Summit, young activists took to the streets and gathered at their own climate conference in New York ...
02:08, 2019-09-23

Climate strike at Queen’s calls for university to take immediate action Kingston activists call on Queen's University to take immediate action in the fight against climate change...
00:52, 2019-09-28

Chile wants more ambitious action at U.N. climate change conference Chile will urge countries at the United Nations climate change conference in Santiago at the end of the year to adopt more ambitious commitments to d...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Global climate strike: Day of action kicks off in Australia More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challen...
06:28, 2019-09-20

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage other...
16:21, 2019-05-17

What is The Time is Now mass lobby in Westminster? Why are climate change activists lobbying politicians tomorrow? Thousands of climate change activists are expected to march on Parliament this week to call for urgent action on the environmental crisis....
13:24, 2019-06-25

When is The Time is Now mass lobby 2019 in Westminster? Why are climate change activists protesting in London? Activists are set to march to Parliament next week in a protest against climate change and environmental decline....
15:04, 2019-06-21

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to d...
00:40, 2019-05-15

Scientists discovered a 2,624-year-old tree in a North Carolina swamp. Climate change could kill it. A tree grows in North Carolina, and it has been growing there for a long, looooooong time....
17:04, 2019-05-10

As Dorian stalls, scientists debate if climate change is creating slower-moving hurricanes Hurricane Dorian is at a standstill as it pounds the Bahamas, raising concerns about the role of climate change in more intense and slower-moving sto...
01:12, 2019-09-04

Crowds of Edmonton students march for climate change action On Friday afternoon, students from schools across Edmonton swarmed downtown streets and marched for government action on climate change....
22:28, 2019-05-03

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the cou...
20:16, 2019-06-26

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of t...
21:04, 2019-06-14

Video Game Companies Vow Action On Climate Change, But Critics Say They Need To Do More Within a couple generations, after climate change has more visibly ravaged the Earth, the easiest way for humanity to interact with lush forests and ...
00:08, 2019-09-25

Germany agrees 'art of the possible' climate action plan without blowing budget Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition agreed a package of budget-neutral measures on Friday to protect the climate and restore its green creden...
18:44, 2019-09-20

‘Another world is possible’: Students rally for climate change action in Germany It comes a day after European Union leaders failed to agree a plan to make the bloc's economy carbon neutral by 2050....
17:00, 2019-06-21

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackli...
20:44, 2019-07-24

Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letterMore than 1,000 doctors including 40 professors, several emin...
08:12, 2019-06-27

Youth climate activists demand bold action at U.N. summit Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg started the climate strike movement with her lone protest in front of her country's parliament and told U...
18:24, 2019-09-21

Moderate Liberal MPs sign on to crossbench-led climate action group Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action aims to serve as a safe place for climate policy, away from ‘partisan politics’Several moderate Liberal MPs h...
19:36, 2019-10-09

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words World leaders gathered to share plans on how to tackle global warming. The biggest surprise, however, wasn't a particularly ambitious climate action ...
04:56, 2019-09-24

Alec Baldwin calls for action on climate change at UN event Actor Alec Baldwin said Tuesday that his passion about preserving the planet for future generations was sparked by meeting indigenous people who are ...
10:28, 2019-04-24

Mining firms worked to kill off climate action in Australia, says ex-PM Kevin Rudd says industry still has huge influence in a country beset by climate policy torporWhy we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and...
13:24, 2019-10-10

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehens...
20:24, 2019-09-18

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tac...
08:00, 2019-06-19

Pension funds and insurers pledge climate action at U.N. summit Insurers and pension funds managing $2.3 trillion pledged on Monday to shift their portfolios away from carbon-heavy industries in the hope of trigge...
15:36, 2019-09-23

Minerals Council says it will release a 'climate action plan' next year ‘A leopard doesn’t change its spots,’ says activist investor group, dismissing plan as effort to play for timeThe Minerals Council has announced it w...
06:04, 2019-10-10

Time Is Now thousands march in London for urgent climate action Activists gathered in Westminster to pressure MPs to tackle critical loss of nature and wildlifeThousands of people, including primary school childre...
19:52, 2019-06-26

Global Action on Climate Change Blocked By Political Disruptions On Sept. 20, millions of young people around the world took to streets demanding bold action on climate change. When world leaders gathered at the Un...
14:40, 2019-09-25

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "dein...
11:28, 2019-09-11

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantia...
21:08, 2019-05-01

Students in New Brunswick to demand action on climate change in rally Students all around the world are going to be leaving on Friday to demand action on climate change. The protest is part of an international movement ...
23:36, 2019-09-26

Amazon's Jeff Bezos promises climate-change action The chief executive says Amazon will buy thousands of electric vehicles and become carbon neutral by 2040....
19:08, 2019-09-19

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ in...
23:28, 2019-09-20

The movement to take climate action has begun – but we have a long way to go | António Guterres Young people, the UN and a growing number of leaders are mobilizing, but we need many others to take action, the UN secretary general writesOn the ev...
12:36, 2019-10-03

Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast Top climate scientists issued a report Sunday showing that over the last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and c...
21:04, 2019-09-22

We scientists must rise up to prevent the climate crisis. Words aren’t enough | Claire Wordley and Charlie Gardner Our profession has been great at raising awareness. But this alone won’t succeed against the might of the oil and gas lobbyistsAs scientists, we tend...
07:28, 2019-09-06

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to ...
01:52, 2019-05-23

'Save our future': Striking students demand global climate action Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets around the world on Friday to demand global leaders gather...
16:04, 2019-09-20

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take...
23:28, 2019-09-19

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on...
15:16, 2019-07-02

Legault condemns Québec Solidaire’s position on climate protest action Québec Solidaire doubled down on its stance, reaffirming support for the environmental activists behind the protests....
20:12, 2019-10-09

Prince William calls for climate change action on glacier visit The Duke of Cambridge calls for more education and awareness during a visit to northern Pakistan....
15:12, 2019-10-16

From clothes to kids, young activists’ pledge for climate change action Vowing to not have children and making fashion choices that make a statement – young people concerned about climate change say actions speak louder t...
01:32, 2019-09-26

Energy watchdog accused of stalling action to tackle climate crisis Scottish Power boss says UK regulator needs reform after refusing investment for electric vehicle chargingThe energy regulator has been accused by Sc...
17:48, 2019-10-18

Trump prioritizes religious freedom talks over climate action at UN summit Trump said it was an “urgent moral duty” for world leaders to stop crimes against faith, release prisoners of conscience and repeal laws restricting ...
22:44, 2019-09-23

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10...
09:16, 2019-09-20

Fossil fuel firms' social media fightback against climate action Industry funds ‘grassroots’ resistance to tougher rules while touting green credentialsOil and gas companies are spending millions of dollars on camp...
13:24, 2019-10-10

Friday afternoon protest at Manitoba Legislature to demand climate action The event, which will be mirrored in cities around the globe, is demanding action from federal and provincial governments to take emergency measure t...
17:56, 2019-09-26

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime...
13:32, 2019-07-18

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leader...
22:00, 2019-09-17

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
17:20, 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climat...
02:08, 2019-06-26

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Live updates: Greta Thunberg re...
23:00, 2019-08-28

Global climate strike: Fridays for Future day of action kicks off in Australia More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challen...
07:44, 2019-09-20

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the ...
21:04, 2019-09-20

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate chang...
02:36, 2019-09-21

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geogra...
21:28, 2019-06-10

Climate Strike N.Y.C.: Young Crowds Demand Action, Welcome Greta Thunberg “I feel hopeful seeing the power of all these people here today,” one teenager said of the protest, which drew tens of thousands of demonstrators....
01:32, 2019-09-21

Inspired by Swedish teen, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate chang...
01:12, 2019-09-21

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked ...
18:08, 2019-05-24

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republi...
08:24, 2019-06-11

Mont Blanc glacier at risk of collapse, PM calls for climate action Part of a glacier on Mont Blanc, Europe's highest mountain, is at risk of collapse, prompting Italian authorities to close roads and evacuate Alpine ...
13:48, 2019-09-25

UN staff and young people support global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, labour groups and everyday people worldwide who took to the stree...
20:20, 2019-09-20

Calgary students march through downtown in rally for action on climate change Students joined others in the Fridays For Future rallies at Calgary's City Hall, outside the University of Calgary and outside St. Mary's High School...
00:32, 2019-09-28

Nearly 100 German artists join Extinction Rebellion call to climate action As Extinction Rebellion activists prepare for blockades in cities worldwide on Monday, many artists have signed their call to action to the German go...
17:40, 2019-10-04

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he under...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Fredericton students, residents protest for government action on climate change To get the government's attention, the Global Strike for Future has organized 611 strikes in 70 countries around the world....
23:32, 2019-05-10

Activists say Saskatchewan carbon tax ruling is ‘great news for climate action’ Environmental groups cheered after the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled that the federal carbon tax is constitutional....
00:32, 2019-05-04

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage cli...
15:44, 2019-07-01

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg bringing call for climate action to Iowa Teenage activist Greta Thunberg will take her campaign demanding that world leaders tackle climate change, which began as a lonely vigil outside the ...
12:56, 2019-10-04

Individual action can't fight climate crisis. We need a collective response | Elizabeth Rush Individual action can’t fight climate crisis. These Americans know we need a collective responseLast fall, as I landed in New Orleans, a seed of exis...
13:20, 2019-08-30

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, puttin...
20:00, 2019-06-12

Americans demand climate action (as long as it doesn't cost much): Reuters poll Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change - bu...
12:20, 2019-06-26

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg brings call for climate action to Iowa Hundreds of people gathered in Iowa City on Friday to watch teenage activist Greta Thunberg speak at a rally to demand that political leaders and ins...
20:44, 2019-10-04

Alberta wildfires are ‘climate change in action,’ scientist says as summer heat looms Extreme high temperatures combined with dry conditions increased the likelihood of wildfire ignition and spread, one report says....
17:56, 2019-06-09

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott M...
04:52, 2019-06-25

Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action Fund managers call on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power ahead of G20Superannuation funds and investors representing U...
06:20, 2019-06-26

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
00:08, 2019-09-19

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
20:24, 2019-09-18

Edmonton students rallying for action on climate change converge on Alberta legislature Students in Edmonton are among the thousands of Canadians expected to participate in a massive climate-change protest on Friday....
20:52, 2019-09-27

Greta Thunberg sees Trump as he arrives for UN climate action summit - video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Tru...
20:52, 2019-09-23

Over 4,200 Amazon Workers Push for Climate Change Action, Including Cutting Some Ties to Big Oil They say Amazon should stop offering custom cloud computing services that help the oil and gas industry explore for and extract more fossil fuels....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Failing to agree on climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’, UN chief tells COP24 With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the  historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief Antó...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-win...
22:56, 2019-05-10

Thousands of activists block London roads to demand action on climate change Thousands of environmental activists paralyzed parts of central London on Monday by blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge in a bid ...
15:08, 2019-04-15

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero...
01:36, 2019-07-10

F1: Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc react to Ferrari disobedience – video Lewis Hamilton managed to take advantage of a mishap from Ferrari before winning the Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel repea...
17:44, 2019-09-29

Extinction Rebellion N.S. members on hunger strike to urge action on climate change crisis “As we lose agricultural crops and land to storms, flooding, desertification, soil depletion and other climate crisis impacts, food will become incre...
01:16, 2019-10-16

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importanc...
23:08, 2019-07-16

At UN, youth activists demand bold climate action, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level cli...
22:56, 2019-09-21

Kelowna town hall meeting attracts crowd pushing for action on ‘climate crisis’ "We must ensure that the new world we're building doesn't recreate the injustices of our current system."...
09:44, 2019-06-06

At UN, youth activists demand bold climate action, vow to hold leaders accountable at ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level cli...
21:52, 2019-09-21

Glacier on famed Mont Blanc in danger of collapse, prompts calls for climate action Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, speaking on Wednesday at the UN General Assembly, said “news that a glacier on the Mont Blanc risks collapsing...
17:04, 2019-09-25

Democratic debate: climate crisis finally addressed as candidates urge action – live The 10 candidates on stage in Houston offered varied approaches to climate, as well as tackling, gun control and healthcare 3.07am BST Beto O’Rourke’...
04:16, 2019-09-13

Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” d...
19:16, 2019-09-17

Calgary students join worldwide strike for climate action with Green Party leader Over 300 people took part in the Global Climate Strike held in Calgary on Friday at City Hall Municipal Plaza, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth...
01:04, 2019-09-21

Ocasio-Cortez tells world's mayors drastic action needed on climate crisis In a passionate address to leaders of 94 cities in Copenhagen, the congresswoman called ‘runaway’ pursuit of profit unsustainableUS congresswoman Ale...
21:20, 2019-10-11

Trump won’t say if he’ll endorse Pence for possible 2024 bid President Trump on Friday declined to say whether he would endorse Mike Pence — perhaps his most ardent supporter outside of his family — should he r...
18:28, 2019-06-14

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neu...
02:04, 2019-09-14

‘Revved up climate action’ needed to counter ‘prolonged’ and deadly storms like Cyclone Idai: Guterres Cyclone Idai and the mounting death toll is “yet another alarm bell about the dangers of climate change” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said o...
10:42, 2019-04-09

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level cli...
23:16, 2019-09-21

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders ‘you are failing us’, as nations announce fresh climate action Speaking at the beginning of the UN’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, the 16-year-old acclaimed climate activist Greta Thunberg, was unsparing in he...
18:52, 2019-09-23

Noon hour rally kicks off week long climate change action plan in Halifax The rally was organized by a cross-section of faith leaders to draw attention to the climate crisis and encourage people to rise up....
22:48, 2019-09-20

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four war...
10:43, 2019-04-09

The Latest: Orlando Sentinel says it won’t endorse Trump ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on planned protests of President Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The h...
19:48, 2019-06-18

Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities,...
16:44, 2019-09-19

Over 50 US mayors endorse Pete Buttigeig for president More than 50 mayors from across America Wednesday endorsed Pete Buttigeig for president, calling the young Indiana leader “a role model” for other ma...
20:12, 2019-09-18

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, sa...
23:36, 2019-05-09

Ecology Action Centre report identifies climate targets to help guide Nova Scotia’s green economy The new report explores the environmental and economic costs and benefits of meeting new climate goals....
00:56, 2019-09-18

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
23:44, 2019-07-10

Mitt Romney says he may not endorse Trump for re-election in 2020 Utah senator who called Trump ‘a phoney, a fraud’ in 2016 said political endorsements are not ‘worth a thimble of spit’Mitt Romney may not endorse Do...
18:36, 2019-06-08

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted...
11:12, 2019-06-12

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures against Russia should it ...
12:16, 2019-06-25

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what U...
17:20, 2019-06-28

Friday's Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting i...
00:28, 2019-09-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in ...
22:36, 2019-06-28

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a ra...
21:08, 2019-05-11

Veteran astronauts endorse NASA’s program for a return to the Moon Enlarge / In May, the test version of Orion attached to the Launch Abort System for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test arrives at Space Launch Complex 46...
23:00, 2019-10-14

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Bernie Sanders for president Screenshot via Face The Nation/CBS Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, The Washington Post reported on Tues...
05:40, 2019-10-16

Trump says U.S. doesn’t ‘endorse’ Turkey assault on Syria, is ‘bad idea’ “The United States does not endorse this attack and has made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea,” Trump said in a written statement...
00:44, 2019-10-12

Amber Heard calls on United Nations to endorse fracking ban Amber Heard, Mark Ruffalo and Emma Thompson called on the United Nations to endorse a worldwide fracking ban ahead of its climate change summit....
16:44, 2019-09-19

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Bernie Sanders for president The progressive New York congresswoman will join the presidential candidate at a New York rallyThe progressive congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
06:24, 2019-10-16

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the se...
23:16, 2019-07-01

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. ...
02:36, 2019-05-03

House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas House Democrats are preparing to pass a measure intended to strengthen their court case to access President Donald Trump's personal financial informa...
23:16, 2019-07-23

Extinction Rebellion London protests LIVE: Climate change group launches legal action against Met Police as more than 1,600 arrests confirmed Extinction Rebellion has launched legal action against the Met Police over the "ban" on its "autumn uprising" protests in London....
12:48, 2019-10-16

Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ is cool and cynical — and difficult to fully endorse The Netflix series stars Ben Platt as a rich teen who sees student council as a path to the White House....
19:28, 2019-09-25

Israel: Arab lawmakers endorse Benny Gantz for prime minister The historic endoresement would put Benny Gantz's Blue and White party ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing bloc. President Reuven Rivlin has urg...
05:20, 2019-09-23

Schoolgirl, 5, sets up 'climate action' rally for primary kids A girl aged five has organised a "climate action" rally for primary school children to coincide with a planned walkout by pupils across London....
15:40, 2019-05-22

Young Edmontonians join global ‘climate strike’ to demand action on global warming A couple hundred young people marched through downtown Edmonton on Friday before taking part in a "die-in" to draw attention to what they fear may ha...
01:04, 2019-09-21

Harry and Meghan call for climate change action as they warn of 'ticking clock to protect our planet' The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have called for climate change actionm insisting "every choice, every footprint, every action makes a difference"....
16:12, 2019-07-01

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Cent...
00:28, 2019-08-27

'Bernie's Back': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Plan to Endorse Bernie Sanders Three out of four members of “The Squad”—the influential freshmen congresswomen who have become the face of the Democratic Party’s progressive wing—a...
16:40, 2019-10-16

Trump's Civil War Is Already Starting Since the very beginning of the 2016 campaign, it’s been exceedingly difficult to describe anything Donald Trump has done or said as a “new low.” On ...
18:00, 2019-09-30

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appe...
14:32, 2019-06-20

Empowering women in Yemen's civil war When it comes to gender equality, Yemen is ranked worst in the world, and women and girls have suffered massively in the country's five years of figh...
20:16, 2019-09-25

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read...
17:12, 2019-07-02

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously r...
12:50, 2019-05-01

A book about the Civil War that speaks to our times, too. Roxana Robinson’s ‘Dawson’s Fall’ melds autobiography and history into a rewarding work of fiction...
15:16, 2019-05-15

Brexit civil servants given over £1m in bonuses Staff at the Brexit Department received more than £1 million in bonuses in a year, official figures reveal today....
13:28, 2019-06-21

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White Hou...
02:40, 2019-05-19

ICE sued for ‘unlawful and unconstitutional’ civil arrests State and local law enforcement officials are suing US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for carrying out “unlawful and unconstitutional̶...
22:20, 2019-09-25

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collec...
05:32, 2019-09-06

A view of Syria’s civil war, from Assad’s inner circle A high-level defector helps Sam Dagher explain the brutal conflict and the president’s role in it....
18:16, 2019-08-30

Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflictA story is often told to illustrate how central poetry is to Yemeni cult...
14:04, 2019-05-19

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary ...
16:44, 2019-07-16

Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019 The superstar complained that the powerful manager acquired her master recordings, setting off a debate that divided the industry....
21:20, 2019-07-03

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure...
10:24, 2019-07-16

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70...
15:16, 2019-07-16

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying...
14:20, 2019-05-03

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyers in Theranos civil case want out because she can't pay them Lawyers representing Elizabeth Holmes in a civil lawsuit against Theranos and Walgreens filed a motion to withdraw representation, saying Holmes has ...
21:48, 2019-10-04

Khloe Kardashian Gets Real About Being Civil With Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian is keeping the peace for the sake of her daughter. It's no secret the reality star and her longtime basketball beau Tristan Thomps...
17:24, 2019-05-16

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors ...
12:24, 2019-08-01

Be My Matelotage! The Civil Union of 17th Century Pirates Love strikes hard like the broadsiding from a warship, leaving both splinters and buckshot in one’s heart. When it hits, there's nothing anyone can d...
20:24, 2019-08-29

Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez meet to end Democratic civil war Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a tête-à-tête Friday morning after weeks of acrimony between the veteran House speaker and the fre...
17:28, 2019-07-26

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1...
06:40, 2019-08-24

Kevin Spacey Accuser Files Civil Lawsuit The suit seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries.”...
18:32, 2019-06-27

Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to civil rights activists White moms in California are protesting against the state’s vaccine mandates — and comparing themselves to civil rights activists, accord...
05:44, 2019-09-19

Kevin Spacey 'groping' civil case dropped His accuser had been seeking unspecified damages over the actor's alleged "explicit sexual behaviour"....
17:48, 2019-07-05

Civil War exhibit opens at National Constitution Center PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is unveiling the nation’s first permanent exhibit exploring the constituti...
17:12, 2019-05-08

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War&...
17:52, 2019-05-24

A Bawdy Novel Considers the Tragic Absurdities of Lebanon’s Civil War “Beirut Hellfire Society,” by Rawi Hage, features a 20-year-old undertaker and a secret association of hedonists. There are also talking dogs....
20:48, 2019-08-07

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people...
05:24, 2019-07-01

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that ...
17:52, 2019-05-21

Nashville Civil War fort gets ‘slave route’ designation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fort built by freed slaves during the Civil War in Nashville has received an international designation for its significance...
15:40, 2019-05-22

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from it...
21:16, 2019-08-16

Anti-vaccine protesters are likening themselves to civil rights activists The approach reflected the level of desperation among families staunchly opposed to vaccinating their children....
16:04, 2019-09-18

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since ...
18:00, 2019-05-13

Trump Warns of Civil War if He's Impeached and a Right-Wing Militia Cheers Donald Trump repeated claims that there will be a civil war if he's removed from office, and anti-government militias agree....
22:16, 2019-09-30

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of t...
20:32, 2019-06-17

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
14:00, 2019-06-10

CNN to make documentary on civil rights icon John Lewis NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday...
19:04, 2019-05-08

See the Civil War general role that Nathan Fielder believes may be his "best performance" Before Nathan Fielder the comedian became inexorably combined with Nathan Fielder, the marketing guru who helps businesses achieve greatness on Natha...
21:48, 2019-10-04

Artifacts believed to be from final battle of English Civil War discovered Archaeologists have unearthed artifacts believed to be from the final battle of the English Civil War, including musket balls, horse harness fittings...
19:56, 2019-09-04

Famed New Orleans chef who fed civil rights leaders dies Legendary chef Leah Chase, who fed generations of New Orleanians and tourists alike at Dooky Chase’s restaurant, died Saturday at age 96...
12:20, 2019-06-02

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah ...
17:12, 2019-05-24

US government files civil lawsuit against Snowden over publication of memoir Suit contends whistleblower published Permanent Record ‘in violation of non-disclosure agreements’ with both CIA and NSAThe US government on Tuesday ...
22:08, 2019-09-17

Justices tuning in to cable television civil rights lawsuit The Supreme Court is about to weigh in on a racial discrimination lawsuit involving Comcast and a Los Angeles-based media company owned by comedian a...
14:48, 2019-09-08

Ex-Somali colonel faces civil trial in US alleging torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who served decades ago as a colonel in the Somali Army is facing accusations in a federal courtroom th...
21:00, 2019-05-13

Brexit deadlock has led to longest session of Parliament since English Civil War The Brexit deadlock has contributed to the longest session of Parliament since the English Civil War....
19:48, 2019-05-13

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air ...
01:16, 2019-05-19

International community 'lacks moral motivation to end Libyan civil war' Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan...
21:32, 2019-05-22

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalt...
12:56, 2019-06-28

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tack...
14:44, 2019-07-03

Dieselgate damages: civil case against Volkswagen starts in spring Dieselgate scandal broke four years ago – and still rumbles on Motorists affected by emissions scandal seek ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds in cou...
01:48, 2019-07-25

Bloodthirsty cartel set to wipe out El Chapo's empire in brutal civil war EL CHAPO’s criminal empire will soon be wiped out a “hyper-violent” cartel in a brutal civil war, am expert has told Daily Star Online....
21:04, 2019-08-10

EU Commission shifts top civil servant Martin Selmayr to Vienna Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU commission hea...
19:48, 2019-07-24

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in or...
17:48, 2019-07-14

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could exp...
08:32, 2019-07-21

Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators Biden cited James O Eastland and Herman E Talmadge – known for racist views – as senators he disagreed with but ‘got things done’Democratic president...
01:16, 2019-06-20

DeVos touts uptick in resolution of civil rights claims Education advisory committees dormant under Trump — Senate to vote on Trump’s pick for top higher education post...
16:48, 2019-07-11

Sean Spicer doing the cha-cha is the ‘civil discourse’ we deserve in a broken 2019 The former White House press secretary has called to keep ‘politics at bay’ during his time on ‘Dancing with the Stars’. That’s inane....
19:52, 2019-08-23

R. Kelly loses civil court case after missing hearing The singer failed to respond to a lawsuit brought by a woman who accused him of sexual abuse....
13:12, 2019-04-25

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights ...
13:52, 2019-07-26

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's go...
15:20, 2019-07-01

Supreme Court to consider whether LGBT workers are protected by civil rights law The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people...
16:56, 2019-10-08

Kamala Harris urges Twitter to suspend Trump over 'civil war' tweets Democratic senator and presidential hopeful says no user should be exempt from Twitter’s user agreementThe Democratic presidential candidate Kamala H...
23:16, 2019-10-02

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former Ea...
16:08, 2019-06-06

‘Sword of Trust’ Review: Marc Maron in a Comedy About Civil War Truthers This comedian and podcast host delivers one of the year’s best performances as a pawnshop owner on a quest in Lynn Shelton’s new film....
13:36, 2019-07-11

'Manhattan of the desert': civil war puts Yemen's ancient skyscrapers at risk In addition to the conflict’s huge human cost, Yemen’s rich cultural heritage has been ravaged, from the Queen of Sheba’s reputed throne room to the ...
08:04, 2019-10-04

Court frees Turkish civil society leader pending verdict ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has decided to release a civil society leader from detention but kept prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala behind ba...
19:44, 2019-06-25

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual...
05:24, 2019-05-24

'It should be treated just like every other civil right': Top Trump health official looks to enshrine religious liberty The Trump administration official who enforces civil rights protections in healthcare sees his work on religious liberty as his biggest legacy for th...
21:16, 2019-09-26

Wikipedia’s civil wars show how we can heal ideological divides online When people on different sides of the political spectrum work together to edit Wikipedia articles, the results are better than when everyone agrees...
21:04, 2019-04-11

Chicago files civil complaint against Jussie Smollett for investigation costs The city of Chicago sued actor Jussie Smollett on Thursday for the cost of investigating his controversial case, as promised, one week after the "Emp...
01:52, 2019-04-12

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will ...
00:32, 2019-07-19

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that...
00:00, 2019-08-02

Daily on Healthcare: Is there a role for surprise billing in HHS Civil Rights office? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:56, 2019-10-08

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama adm...
20:08, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump Is Keeping the Impeachment Discourse Completely and Totally Civil It was a really normal Sunday night. The Cowboys raised my blood pressure, 60 Minutes aired, and President Donald Trump’s publicized the comments of ...
07:16, 2019-09-30

Funeral service set for civil rights icon Judge Damon Keith DETROIT (AP) — Flags are being lowered and federal court offices are closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith ...
15:08, 2019-05-13

Mark Sedwill: UK's top civil servant takes a hard line on leaks Former ambassador to Afghanistan has spent much of his career on security issuesSir Mark Sedwill suddenly became Britain’s most powerful civil servan...
13:04, 2019-05-01

Hurricane Dorian unearths Civil War cannonballs on South Carolina beach Two Civil War cannonballs have been discovered on a South Carolina beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian....
19:36, 2019-09-10

Iranian civil rights activist gets prison for taking off hijab in public Iranian civil rights activist Saba Kord Afshari has been sentenced to 24 years behind bars, including a 15-year term for taking off her hijab in publ...
20:24, 2019-08-29

Former Google exec ran ‘sex ring,’ estranged wife claims in civil complaint Android co-founder and former Google exec Andy Rubin has found himself at the center of a lawsuit filed his by soon to be ex-wife, who is accusing hi...
06:04, 2019-07-03

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total ...
19:32, 2019-05-17

Air Canada forced a 12-year old to remove her hijab: civil rights group Fatima Abdelrahman was waiting in line to board her flight to Toronto on Aug. 1 when an Air Canada agent approached her and demanded she remove the r...
00:44, 2019-09-24

Civil War cannonball discovered lodged in a tree at historic Missouri house A Civil War cannonball has been discovered lodged in a walnut tree at a historic house in Independence, Missouri....
19:04, 2019-09-13

Afghanistan: current US withdrawal plan risks 'total civil war', top envoys say Nine ambassadors condemn US approach to negotiationsLetter says full withdrawal must come ‘only after real peace’The majority of America’s ambassador...
21:28, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong civil servants protest in defiance of loyalty order Further protests are planned for Saturday and Sunday and a strike is planned for MondayThousands of civil servants in Hong Kong have protested agains...
15:48, 2019-08-02

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on ...
09:32, 2019-05-26

Alan Lightman’s ‘Three Flames’ examines the long shadow of Cambodia’s civil war In a country that has suffered so much, it turns out to be the women in this novel who suffer the most....
01:24, 2019-09-12

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can ma...
08:16, 2019-05-19

PCO warns civil servants to watch online posts during election campaign The guidelines the Privy Council Office has posted set out the rules federal civil servants need to follow to avoid any hint of partisanship in a pol...
16:04, 2019-09-23

Civil service should put their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, says Lib Dem mayoral candidate The civil service should "play their part" by putting their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Siobhan B...
15:28, 2019-09-12

Civil case against crazed Times Square driver should be put on hold: lawyers The civil case against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killi...
00:32, 2019-05-29

Watch: Civil War cannonballs found on South Carolina beach after Dorian A South Carolina couple walking on a beach after Hurricane Dorian discovered the storm had washed up some unusual debris -- a pair of Civil War canno...
22:56, 2019-09-11

Civil War-era gravestone linked to infamous Quantrill's raid discovered in forest A Civil War-era gravestone linked to the infamous Quantrill’s Raid has been discovered in a Kansas forest....
23:12, 2019-08-08

Death of Civil Rights Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph Ruled a Homicide Authorities have revealed the cause of death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, a beloved activist and pillar of her Baton Rouge, La., community....
18:44, 2019-07-16

Kevin Spacey accuser files civil lawsuit over alleged groping incident Actor already faces a criminal charge for the alleged incident at a Nantucket bar in 2016A man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him as a teena...
21:12, 2019-06-27

Home Office stabbing: Man charged with GBH after civil servant attacked outside Government building A 29-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm over a knife attack on a civil service outside the Home Office....
12:12, 2019-08-19

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wa...
21:20, 2019-09-06

Kevin Spacey accuser files civil lawsuit over alleged sexual assault The accuser was allegedly groped by the former 'House of Cards' actor in July 2016 at a bar in Nantucket, Mass....
17:32, 2019-06-27

'We Shall Overcome': California anti-vaccine activists claim civil rights mantle The approach reflected the level of desperation among families staunchly opposed to vaccinating their children....
11:21, 2019-09-18

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a...
21:32, 2019-05-13

Pornographer accused of lying to women skips town amid civil suit The owner of a California porn website who is being sued for allegedly lying to women to get them to have sex on camera has reportedly skipped town —...
06:56, 2019-09-18

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleg...
12:48, 2019-05-24

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident Actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and batteryNo reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiledA young man who says K...
17:48, 2019-07-05

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her fa...
19:24, 2019-06-02

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and ...
23:08, 2019-05-23

Accusers look to civil suit against estate after Jeffrey Epstein dies in apparent suicide While the criminal suit against the former hedge fund manager will be dropped because no one else was charged, many civil suits will likely continue....
21:32, 2019-08-10

Civil-rights groups show support for Paul Haggis’ rape accuser Eleven civil rights organizations — including the ACLU, Her Justice and the Anti-Violence Project — have filed an amicus brief in support of Haleigh ...
14:28, 2019-05-09

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of a...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate t...
00:20, 2019-06-07

Nepotism and partisanship in the US civil service is reaching a crisis point | Preet Bharara Here is how we can reform the political appointments process to protect government decision-making from political patronage or nepotismLong before Pr...
12:28, 2019-10-14

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts rec...
09:20, 2019-05-09

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromis...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Kanishak Kataria, Alumnus Of IIT Bombay, Tops 2018's Civil Service Exam UPSC 2018: Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of IIT Bombay topped the civil services exam after the UPSC declared results today. Mr Kataria graduated with...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne settles civil suit with alleged US rape victim Woman’s lawyer says lawsuit ‘voluntarily dismissed’Monetary damages were being sought from HayneEx-rugby league star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has ...
06:04, 2019-08-29

UN civil society conference to focus on sustainable solutions for challenges of urban life “Well-planned and managed cities can steer us towards inclusive growth and serve as models of harmony among diverse people”, United Nations Secretary...
23:00, 2019-08-26

Eric Garner’s widow calls for ‘civil unrest’ if Daniel Pantaleo is not fired The widow of Eric Garner on Friday warned that “it’s not gonna pretty” and called for “civil unrest” if the cop accused of putting her husband in a f...
17:00, 2019-08-02

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties - but back police raid on journalist After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they support the raid and decline to address press freedom concernsSan Francisco pol...
01:16, 2019-05-16

City Of Milwaukee Offers Sterling Brown $400,000 To Make Civil Rights Lawsuit Go Away The city of Milwaukee is looking to settle the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Bucks guard Sterling Brown, who was tased and arrested by city...
05:08, 2019-09-05

Civil War-era schooners found in Lake Michigan by history buff 140 years after shipwreck Two Civil War-era schooners that collided and sank into Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago were found thanks to a diver and maritime history buff ...
16:00, 2019-09-21

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered Tuesday night to...
07:56, 2019-06-19

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one w...
04:08, 2019-06-03

Moody’s Buys Climate Data Firm, Signaling New Scrutiny of Climate Risks The bond-rating agency's purchase of Four Twenty Seven suggests that governments and companies that ignore climate threats could be penalized....
00:44, 2019-07-25

Calgary climate activists board buses for Edmonton climate change rally Dozens of climate change activists boarded two buses at Calgary's North Hill Centre on Friday for a three hour ride to join Swedish activist Greta Th...
20:00, 2019-10-18

Newspaper tells staff to use ‘climate emergency' and 'climate denier' in news stories The Guardian has directed its staff to use “climate emergency” or “climate crisis” instead of “climate change” in news stories....
17:13, 2019-05-17

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough...
23:20, 2019-05-28

‘Climate change is a serious issue’: What young people are looking for in federal climate policies Three politically active students from the University of Victoria (UVic) shared their thoughts on climate change policies....
19:16, 2019-10-04

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says ind...
10:40, 2019-06-25

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full...
18:20, 2019-09-15

What is a climate emergency? Liberals, NDP table duelling motions on climate change Canadian politicians are expected to debate Thursday whether or not to declare a national climate emergency....
13:08, 2019-05-16

Global climate strike LIVE: Millions of people set to take to streets around world for climate demonstrations Millions of people are set to take to the streets in around 150 countries today in what could be the largest climate protest in history....
08:16, 2019-09-20

Guelph city council votes to ‘acknowledge a climate crisis,’ not declare climate emergency City council narrowly voted in favour of a motion to alter the wording by changing "declare" to "acknowledge" and "emergency" to "crisis."...
20:44, 2019-05-28

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate c...
16:44, 2019-09-19

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains an...
16:44, 2019-09-20

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" s...
23:16, 2019-09-29

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for ...
01:40, 2019-09-20

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities c...
07:00, 2019-09-19

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the g...
17:56, 2019-05-03

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisi...
18:24, 2019-05-20

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for...
01:08, 2019-08-29

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arisi...
17:12, 2019-06-11

Kevin Spacey's sexual assault accuser abruptly drops civil lawsuit A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him in Nantucket has abruptly dropped a civil lawsuit. The criminal suit will proceed with a hearing Monday...
18:44, 2019-07-05

Brexit LIVE: Cabinet set to meet as Boris Johnson faces Tory civil war over no-deal Boris Johnson is calling an emergency Cabinet meeting today, sparking rumours of an imminent General Election....
14:36, 2019-09-02

Memphis Police Charge 3 Mississippi Men With Civil Rights Intimidation in Parking Garage Attack Three Mississippi men have been charged with civil rights intimidation and attempted robbery after allegedly attacking two black men in a downtown Me...
19:24, 2019-09-12

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
18:24, 2019-05-21

Mexican President Lopez Obrador's rhetoric 'emboldens other civil servants' to attack press The continued attacks on the press by the president are inciting others in Mexico to follow suit, the NGO Article 19 has argued. The organization cla...
14:44, 2019-09-12

Jussie Smollett, Chicago officials face off in nasty legal battle over civil fine Jussie Smollett's pugnacious lawyer, Mark Geragos, told Chicago officials to prepare for legal battle over city's demand for $130,000 fine ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice ...
17:44, 2019-06-30

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he...
12:00, 2019-05-02

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in...
04:12, 2019-05-17

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do n...
07:12, 2019-06-28

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
19:12, 2019-07-01

'We Shall Over-WHOMST?' White Anti-Vaxxers Colonize Civil Rights Rhetoric in California Protests The protestors came out in droves at the California State Capitol, furious over new legislation that, if passed, would hack away at the remaining med...
20:56, 2019-09-19

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or b...
18:56, 2019-05-17

Climate strike as it happened: Jeremy Corbyn blasts Donald Trump at massive London climate rally Jeremy Corbyn condemned President Donald Trump's actions on climate change as he addressed a massive rally in Westminster....
00:16, 2019-09-21

Global climate strike: tens of thousands join climate change protest across Australia – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for...
06:24, 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changin...
03:16, 2019-09-21

‘Best way to fight climate change is to go to school,’ Quebec education minister tells students taking part in climate march Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge is insisting that the best way for students to fight the climate crisis is to simply stay in school....
19:28, 2019-09-18

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate change protest – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. F...
07:12, 2019-09-20