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For Role in Sparking ‘Worldwide Movement’ to Fight Climate Crisis, Greta Thunberg Named TIME Magazine Person of the Year

Written by on December 12, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
For Role in Sparking ‘Worldwide Movement’ to Fight Climate Crisis, Greta Thunberg Named TIME Magazine Person of the Year

Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday was named TIME magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year for her role in sparking a global youth-led movement that has brought millions into the streets to pressure governments to act on the climate crisis. #gretathunberg

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Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join Global Climate Strike

Written by on September 2, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join Global Climate Strike

Highlighting an open letter now co-signed by 175 teachers that urges educators around the world to cancel classes and join the global climate strike scheduled for Sept. 20, two of the original signatories published an op-ed in The Guardian Friday explaining why striking “in the name of climate justice is a resounding endorsement of learning.” #globalclimatestrike

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Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future Movement Win Amnesty’s Top Human Rights Award, For ‘Challenging Us All to Confront the Realities of the Climate Crisis.’

Written by on June 10, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future Movement Win Amnesty’s Top Human Rights Award, For ‘Challenging Us All to Confront the Realities of the Climate Crisis.’

16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and the youth-led movement she inspired were honored Friday with Amnesty International’s top human rights award.

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‘What Could Be More Important?’: World Leaders, Media Ignore Biodiversity Report Detailing Mass Extinction Event Now Underway

Written by on May 24, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘What Could Be More Important?’: World Leaders, Media Ignore Biodiversity Report Detailing Mass Extinction Event Now Underway

Scientists at the UN’s Intergovernmental Science‑Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released a study showing that a million species are at risk for extinction earlier this month—but the report was largely ignored by the corporate news media

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‘We Are the Ones Making a Difference’: Greta Thunberg Addresses Extinction Rebellion in London

Written by on April 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
‘We Are the Ones Making a Difference’: Greta Thunberg Addresses Extinction Rebellion in London

A day before countries around the world celebrate Earth Day, activist and leader of the School Strike for Climate Greta Thunberg addressed protesters in London who have been occupying a number of major landmarks for almost a week, rallying the demonstrators to continue their fight against the “existential crisis” brought about by climate change.

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In An Emotional Plea, Greta Thunberg Begs EU to Take Urgent Climate Action

Written by on April 18, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
In An Emotional Plea, Greta Thunberg Begs EU to Take Urgent Climate Action

In a 13-minute speech to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) that equated civilization to “a castle built on sand” and was punctuated by applause from the chamber, Greta Thunberg admonished the MEPs for inaction on the climate crisis and begged them to “wake up” and “unite behind the science.”

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Youth Climate Movement to World Leaders: We Will ‘Change Fate of Humanity, Whether You Like It or Not’

Written by on March 3, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Youth Climate Movement to World Leaders: We Will ‘Change Fate of Humanity, Whether You Like It or Not’

Youth climate leaders from across the globe penned an open letter on Friday condemning the inaction of world leaders in the face of planetary catastrophe and vowing to “make change happen by ourselves.” #climatechange

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‘Kicking Ass for Her Generation’: Applause for 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg as EU Chief Pledges $1 Trillion to Curb Climate Threat

Written by on February 22, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Inspirational with 3 Comments
‘Kicking Ass for Her Generation’: Applause for 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg as EU Chief Pledges $1 Trillion to Curb Climate Threat

Sixteen-year-old climate action leader Greta Thunberg stood alongside European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker Thursday in Brussels as he indicated—after weeks of climate strikes around the world inspired by the Swedish teenager—that the European Union has heard the demands of young people and pledged more than $1 trillion over the next seven years to address the crisis of a rapidly heating planet.

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