Oil and Gas Goons Use Sexual Abuse Image to Mock Teen Activist Greta Thunberg

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has been the target of climate denying trolls before, but the latest example is too far even by already horrifying standards. Read More >>

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Climate Deniers Are Out of Ideas

Folks, the Washington Post had itself a Sunday night. The paper inexplicably published a puff piece on the “anti-Greta,” a German teen peddling soft climate denial who’s being supported by a group of old white guys at the Heartland Institute, an American conservative and libertarian policy think tank. Read More >>

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The Climate Crisis Is About Right and Wrong

The World Economic Forum’s annual Davos gathering gives world leaders and rich people the chance to talk about their worst ideas and beliefs. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin really took the cake this year. Read More >>

The Future Is Calling, and It Says Act Now or We’re All Doomed

On Wednesday, young climate activists rushed the main stage at the United Nations climate talks in Madrid in protest. The talks – dubbed COP25 in UN-speak – are the latest iteration of a 25-year exercise in futility, broken promises and negligence. Young adults are sick of it. Read More >>

‘Hypocrites’: Teens Scorn UN Climate Talks, Take Over the Streets

Yesterday was Friday, so you know what that means: the teens were striking from school and hitting the streets. This time, however, the stakes felt a little bit higher as world leaders gather in Madrid, for an international climate conference where they’re supposed to be strengthening the Paris Agreement. And youth from around the globe are staying on message about the system-wide overhaul needed to save the planet from, well, ourselves. Read More >>

23 Questions for Greta Thunberg, 19th-Century Gold Miner and Time Traveller

Some might say that individuals like Greta Thunberg, the teen climate activist from Sweden, are one of a kind. Well, then, tell me what to make of this archived image showing a Thunberg look-alike in the year 1898. If there is only one blessed Thunberg, what the dickens is she doing in 19th century Yukon mining gold? Read More >>

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 >>

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Greta Thunberg Didn’t Win the Nobel Peace Prize. Good.

On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. He won for helping de-escalating long-simmering tensions with neighboring Eritrea. Read More >>

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

On September 20, an estimated 4 million people turned out for a global climate strike. This Friday, millions more were at it again. Read More >>

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Greta Thunberg Staged Her First Strike on American Soil

In August last year, teen activist Greta Thunberg began a solitary climate protest on the steps of the Swedish parliament ever Friday. In January this year, teen activist Alexandria Villasenor began a solitary climate protest in front of the United Nations in New York. This Friday, their worlds’ collided. Read More >>