Turkey Becomes Last G20 Country to Ratify UN Paris Climate Agreement

Turkey ratified the Paris Climate Agreement on Wednesday after its initial signing almost six years ago. Parliament members voted unanimously in its favor, just weeks before the world leader’s summit in Glasglow, Scotland. Its lawmakers announced that the deal would …

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UK Groceries Urged to Boycott Faroese Seafood Due to Dolphin Slaughter

British supermarkets have been called to stop selling seafood from Faroe Islands after hunters in the area slaughtered 1,428 dolphins earlier this month. The grind, or the “Grindadrap” in Faroese, is the yearly hunting of sea animals, dominantly whales, which …

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Extinction Rebellion Attempts to Blockade Zurich Traffic

Climate activists blocked Zurich streets and called the Swiss government to take necessary measures to address climate change in the country.  The Extinction Rebellion (XR) group marched in the streets, blocking traffic on Zurich’s Uraniastrasse which is adjacent to the …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Plans Fossil Fuel-Free Power Grid by 2035

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday has confirmed plans to get rid of fossil fuels from UK electricity generation by 2035. Johnson spoke during the Conservative party conference in Manchester of the government’s plan to help decarbonize the UK …

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Swedish Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Criticizes World Leaders at Youth Climate Summit

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg criticized world leaders over their promises to address the climate crisis in a speech at the Youth4Climate Summit in Milan, Italy on Sept. 28. Thunberg, 18, quoted statements from world leaders, including British Prime Minister …

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Canada Arrests 850 Anti-Logging Protesters

Canadian authorities have arrested more than 850 anti-logging protesters since April 2021 which was recorded to be the country’s biggest act of defiance. Independent.co.uk reported that while most of the trees have already been logged, the protesters wanted to protect …

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