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‘Speeding in the Wrong Direction,’ Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels

Posted by on October 5, 2021 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Speeding in the Wrong Direction,’ Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels

Climate campaigners and energy experts are responding to a recent rise in fossil fuel demand by reiterating the necessity of rapidly transitioning to renewable sources like solar and wind, with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg warning Monday that “we are still speeding in the wrong direction.” #fossilfuel

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I Am Greta Isn’t About Climate Change. It’s About the Elusiveness of Sanity in an Insane World

Posted by on November 19, 2020 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
I Am Greta Isn’t About Climate Change. It’s About the Elusiveness of Sanity in an Insane World

We can listen to Greta, without fear, without reproach, without adulation, without cynicism. Or we can carry on with our insane games until the bubble explodes. #IAmGreta

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10 Good Things About 2019

Posted by on December 31, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
10 Good Things About 2019

Remembering some of the gains in the difficult year of 2019 can help inspire us for the critical struggles ahead. #2019goodnews

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

Posted 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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Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveler ‘Here to Save Us’ From Climate Emergency’? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Conspiracy Theories

Posted by on November 22, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveler ‘Here to Save Us’ From Climate Emergency’? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Conspiracy Theories

Children operating a rocker at a gold mine on Dominion Creek, Yukon Territory in 1898. The young girl in the foreground looks eerily similar to Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg—with the resemblance setting off a wave of good-natured conspiracy theories. #gretathunberg

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‘Students Have Led and We Must Follow’: Thousands of Scientists From 40 Nations Join Global Climate Strike

Posted by on September 20, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
‘Students Have Led and We Must Follow’: Thousands of Scientists From 40 Nations Join Global Climate Strike

More than 2,000 scientists on Thursday pledged to take part in the Global Climate Strike and week of action beginning Friday, joining the labor movement, Amazon workers, and teachers in refusing to allow children to carry the burden of securing the planet’s future by demanding climate action. #climatestrike

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

Posted 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.’

Posted 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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Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates

People in more than 100 countries are expected to take part in well over 1,000 strikes on Friday, May 24 to demand climate action from their governments.

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

Posted 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

Posted 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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