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Three ways cities can take the lead on climate change

Three ways cities can take the lead on climate change

Cities are on the front line of climate change. While their footprints cover a mere 2% of the Earth’s surface, they account for over 60% of greenhouse gas emissions.
2019's word of the year is right on the money

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

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

Thanks, Greta: 'Climate Strike' Is a Word of the Year

2019 is about to wrap, which means dictionaries are choosing their words of the year. For Collins Dictionary, “climate strike” took the prize. Read more...
Is Your Greta Thunberg T-Shirt Contributing to Climate Change?

Is Your Greta Thunberg T-Shirt Contributing to Climate Change?

If Greta Thunberg acts like someone who has no time to lose, it's because she doesn't. Already, the world is feeling the effects of the climate crisis, which is raising sea levels, fueling extreme
Oil and Gas Workers in Canada Counter Greta Thunberg: Don’t Kill Our Jobs, We Power Your Cell Phone

Oil and Gas Workers in Canada Counter Greta Thunberg: Don’t Kill Our Jobs, We Power Your Cell Phone

At a climate change protest in Canada on Friday oil and gas industry workers challenged the teen for threatening their jobs.
'We're Here:' Extinction Rebellion Bloodies New York as Part of Global Week of Protests

'We're Here:' Extinction Rebellion Bloodies New York as Part of Global Week of Protests

The climate strike movement has left the world on a new plateau of awareness about the climate crisis and the urgency to act on it. Now, it’s time to explore what this landscape looks like and ensure
Greta Thunberg in Iowa City: U.N. Climate Action Summit a Failure

Greta Thunberg in Iowa City: U.N. Climate Action Summit a Failure

Greta Thunberg joined a large crowd of young people skipping school in Iowa City, Iowa for a climate change protest on Friday, where she declared the recent United Nation’s action summit on climate
Swedish Church Praised Greta Thunberg as ‘Successor’ of Jesus in Weeks Leading to Christmas 2018

Swedish Church Praised Greta Thunberg as ‘Successor’ of Jesus in Weeks Leading to Christmas 2018

A tweet posted last year by a Swedish church that claimed climate change activist Greta Thunberg is a successor to Jesus has resurfaced.
Climate Strikers Want to Know When the Earth Will Die. We Asked a Scientist.

Climate Strikers Want to Know When the Earth Will Die. We Asked a Scientist.

Ever wondered “How long do we have until the Earth is dead?” So has 10-year-old Sam Berliner.
Our young girls are bearing the burden of climate action. But should they be?

Our young girls are bearing the burden of climate action. But should they be?

Let’s not make climate action our daughters’ burden.
Sweden: Malmo Churches Ring Bells for Greta Thunberg's Climate Strike

Sweden: Malmo Churches Ring Bells for Greta Thunberg's Climate Strike

Churches in the multicultural Swedish city of Malmö collectively rang their bells to support the climate strike movement led by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg.
George Soros Emerges as Major Funder of ‘Global Climate Strike’ Groups

George Soros Emerges as Major Funder of ‘Global Climate Strike’ Groups

George Soros financed radical environmental groups partnering in this week’s “Global Climate Strike” to the tune of nearly $25 million, according to a new report.
Climate Change Memes for Angry and Terrified Teens

Climate Change Memes for Angry and Terrified Teens

As Earther’s social editor and the youngest person on Gizmodo’s staff, our writers and editors frequently come to me with questions like “What do The Youth want?” and “What is a VSCO girl?” This has
Massive Climate Strikes Erupt Worldwide for the Second Week in a Row

Massive Climate Strikes Erupt Worldwide for the Second Week in a Row

Last Friday, an estimated 4 million people turned out for a global climate strike. This week, millions more are at it again.Read more...
The Latest Noon Goons Drop Supports the Global Climate Strike

The Latest Noon Goons Drop Supports the Global Climate Strike

Brand: Noon Goons Season: FW19 Key Pieces: The Planet Protection tee, featuring a printed heart, planet, and Noon Goons logo. Release Date: Available now Buy: Noon Goons, MR PORTER, Dover Street
Are we finally at a tipping point on climate action?

Are we finally at a tipping point on climate action?

Both pessimists and optimists are right. The world hasn't done enough, but we've not been sitting still either.
Comparing Greta Thunberg’s First Climate Strike with Mass Demonstrations One Year Later

Comparing Greta Thunberg’s First Climate Strike with Mass Demonstrations One Year Later

It’s been one year and one month since Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg first skipped school to protest outside her country’s Parliament building for government action against climate change.
Greta Thunburg is Scaring the Hell Out of Fox News

Greta Thunburg is Scaring the Hell Out of Fox News

The network's hosts and guests won't stop insulting the 16-year-old climate activist.
Watch: Climate Change Protesters Block Students from Going to School

Watch: Climate Change Protesters Block Students from Going to School

A group of high schoolers were among the thousands stopped in traffic early Monday morning in Washington, DC, by climate activists.
Gabon will be paid by Norway to preserve its forests

Gabon will be paid by Norway to preserve its forests

Roughly 88% of Gabon's land is covered with trees.