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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.
Area 51, Impossible Burger, and Duck Gifs: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Area 51, Impossible Burger, and Duck Gifs: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Tomorrow marks the first day of fall 2019, though you’d be forgiven for not noticing in much of the country thanks to unseasonably warm temperatures predicted to extend into October through much of
Teen Climate Strikers Are Being Treated Seriously by the UN

Teen Climate Strikers Are Being Treated Seriously by the UN

After a day of angry, passionate rallies, United Nations officials had a message for young protesters: We hear you.
WATCH--Jerry Nadler: Climate Change Is a Greater Threat than a World War

WATCH--Jerry Nadler: Climate Change Is a Greater Threat than a World War

House Judiciary Committee Chairman and Democrat New York Rep. Jerry Nadler claimed Friday that the threat of climate change is greater than that of a world war.
Nolte: Only a Monster Would Afflict Children with 'Eco-Anxiety'

Nolte: Only a Monster Would Afflict Children with 'Eco-Anxiety'

Some of these kids are only nine or ten, and instead of playing video games or kickball, instead of throwing snowballs at cars and playing catch, instead of playing dolls and dress up, they're
World's Leading Greenhouse Gas Emitter China Taps Out of Global Climate Strike

World's Leading Greenhouse Gas Emitter China Taps Out of Global Climate Strike

Activists spanning over 150 countries participated in the global climate strike Friday, but activists in China — the world's leading greenhouse gas emitter — were noticeably silent as protests were
'This Is Only the Beginning:' Young People Demand Justice at New York's Climate Strikes

'This Is Only the Beginning:' Young People Demand Justice at New York's Climate Strikes

Earther is working with student journalists to cover Friday’s climate strikes. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes. You can see previous coverage here.Read
Pittsburgh's Dem mayor offers to sign students' permission slips to attend 'Global Climate Justice Strike' if their parents won't

Pittsburgh's Dem mayor offers to sign students' permission slips to attend 'Global Climate Justice Strike' if their parents won't

Across the country, large numbers of students walked out of classes on Friday in order to protest what they believe is inadequate government action to combat climate change. School districts across
Friday's Climate Strike Through the Eyes of a Student Photojournalist

Friday's Climate Strike Through the Eyes of a Student Photojournalist

Earther is working with student journalists to cover Friday’s climate strikes. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes.Read more...
Friday's Climate Strike Through the Eyes of a Student Photojournalist

Friday's Climate Strike Through the Eyes of a Student Photojournalist

Earther is working with student journalists to cover Friday’s climate strikes. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes.Read more...
Tucker Carlson: 'Climate Strike' Not About the Environment -- About 'Grabbing More Power'

Tucker Carlson: 'Climate Strike' Not About the Environment -- About 'Grabbing More Power'

Friday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," host Tucker Carlson opened his show by questioning the motivations of the so-called "Climate Strike" that occurred earlier that day.
Why Moscow's Climate Strike Turnout Was Devastatingly Small

Why Moscow's Climate Strike Turnout Was Devastatingly Small

As Earther reported from New York, 4 million people in 150 countries turned out for a gigantic global climate strike, a resounding demand to world leaders to act on climate change. Not so much in
These Climate Strike Kids Will Restore Your Hope In Humanity

These Climate Strike Kids Will Restore Your Hope In Humanity

“We need to be screaming so that maybe people will just listen this time.”
At the climate strike, kids say they are fighting for their lives

At the climate strike, kids say they are fighting for their lives

At the marches yesterday to demand action on climate change, it was the youth who led and the adults who followed.
Why Families Were on Climate Strike This Friday

Why Families Were on Climate Strike This Friday

I’ve reported on or otherwise worked in the climate field for 10 years. In that decade, I’ve watched failure after failure at international climate talks, rampant Republican climate denial, and
WATCH--Jerry Nadler: Climate Change Will Reduce Life to 'Bacteria'

WATCH--Jerry Nadler: Climate Change Will Reduce Life to 'Bacteria'

House Judiciary Committee Chairman and Democrat New York Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) claimed Friday that the impact of climate change will reduce the planet to "bacteria and maybe a few plants."