Greta Thunberg accused baby boomers of betrayal but millennials less eco-friendly than parents
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Greta Thunberg accused baby boomers of betrayal but millennials less eco-friendly than parents

Hundreds of thousands of school children worldwide took part in the School Strike for Climate demonstration to demand action on environmental issues. The movement was inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, 16, who told world leaders they had ‘betrayed the younger generation’ in a speech at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York on September…

Indigenous teen Autumn Peltier addresses UN: ‘We can’t eat money, or drink oil’
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Indigenous teen Autumn Peltier addresses UN: ‘We can’t eat money, or drink oil’

Chief Water Commissioner Autumn Peltier addresses the Global Landscapes Forum, at the United Nations, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Richard Drew/The Associated Press Indigenous water activist Autumn Peltier addressed hundreds of international guests at UN headquarters in Manhattan Saturday. The 15-year-old activist from Wiikwemkoong First Nation on Manitoulin Island in northern Ontario urged the global community…

Trump’s EPA Blames California Homeless Crisis For Poor Water Quality
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Trump’s EPA Blames California Homeless Crisis For Poor Water Quality

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and President Trump attend an event about the environment at the White House in July. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and President Trump attend an event about the environment at the White House in July. Alex Brandon/AP The Trump administration…

When it comes to the environmental costs of flights ‘we need to figure out how to turn that shame into action’
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When it comes to the environmental costs of flights ‘we need to figure out how to turn that shame into action’

Photo by Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images The battle between convenience and conservation While climate activists try to save the planet, they’re also trying to figure out the cleanest, greenest way to navigate the globe — and it’s far more complicated than just booking a flight online. Recent research, coupled with a media frenzy over…

‘There Is Not a Climate Crisis’: Trump Administration Spouts Brazen Bullshit to Justify Arctic Drilling
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‘There Is Not a Climate Crisis’: Trump Administration Spouts Brazen Bullshit to Justify Arctic Drilling

The Arctic National Wildlife RefugePhoto: GettyIt’s no secret that the Trump administration is full of climate deniers. The Bureau of Land Management, however, has taken this denial to a new level by including language that both dismisses the climate crisis and even tries to paint it as positive in the final environmental impact statement to…

Greta Thunberg hits back on Twitter after being ‘trolled’ by Donald Trump
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Greta Thunberg hits back on Twitter after being ‘trolled’ by Donald Trump

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg Environmental activist Greta Thunberg has hit back after US president Donald Trump labelled her a “very happy young girl”. Hours after giving an emotional speech to the United Nations, Mr Trump appeared to troll the 16-year-old on Twitter. He retweeted a video of her speech and wrote: “She seems like a…

Greta Thunberg changes her Twitter biography to hit back at Trump
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Greta Thunberg changes her Twitter biography to hit back at Trump

Greta Thunberg changes her Twitter biography to ‘A very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future’ in response to Donald Trump’s sarcastic tweetUS president took aim at the teenage environmental activist after her UN speechSwedish 16-year-old broke down in tears while scolding international delegates Changed her Twitter biography today in a swipe…