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Extinction Rebellion: Olympic canoeing champion Etienne Stott arrested in climate change...

Stott (left) earlier made a speech while sat on top of a bus stop alongside TV presenter and naturalist Chris PackhamOlympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds arrested during climate change protests in London over the weekend.The 39-year-old, who won C2 canoe slalom gold at London 2012, was carried from Waterloo Bridge…

Why Lil Dicky recruited Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and more stars...

Lil Dicky is back — and he brought the Biebs, plus half of Hollywood with him. The multi-platinum artist just dropped his brand new music video for Earth. It’s not only a song (produced by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat), it’s also a short film, a music-led initiative to raise awareness for climate change and an extravagant Earth Day…

Naked protesters turn Brexit debate on head, turning other cheek over...

Posted April 02, 2019 05:26:47 While some view the British parliament as a symbol of political stasis since the 2016 Brexit referendum, other Brits have utilised Westminster's symbolic power to press — literally and figuratively — for faster action on climate change. On Monday, members of climate change action group Extinction Rebellion stripped half-naked in…

Thousands of students set to walk out of class in the...

Updated March 15, 2019 11:09:57 Thousands of young Australians are walking out of their classrooms today to demand action on climate change. Key points:At least 50 rallies are planned across the country, from capital cities to regional centresThe protests were inspired by the actions of a 15-year-old Swedish student, Greta Thunberg, in StockholmPM Scott Morrison…

Beware the kids: US youth to join strike for climate

Alexandria Villasenor, barely a teenager but old enough to be profoundly scared for the future, has jump-started the climate struggle in the United States. For 14 weeks through frigid temperatures, the seventh grader nicknamed "Lexi" has walked out of class every Friday and demonstrated on a bench by the United Nations Secretariat building in New…

‘It is student-led change’: Sydney schools support pupils ahead of climate...

Posted March 15, 2019 01:23:02 Some of Sydney's most exclusive private schools are throwing their support behind students choosing to attend today's climate change rally, with some pupils encouraged to "become the changes they seek to see in the world". Key points:Thousands of students are expected to attend the climate change rallies in Sydney and…

UN’s Guterres: World is losing the race against climate change

The world is "losing the race" against climate change, the United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned during a speech at the elite Davos forum, demanding bolder action from governments to arrest catastrophic warming. A World Economic Forum (WEF) survey ahead of the Davos meeting found climate change was the leading concern for forum participants from around the world, noting…

Australia isolated as ‘free rider’ during Kyoto climate talks

Posted January 01, 2019 06:17:33 Declassified documents reveal the Coalition has been wrestling with climate change policy for more than two decades, including perceptions it is a global "free rider". Key points:Howard government considered new climate change policies to improve international reputationOther nations accused Australia of being a "free rider" and taking no action to…

Cox’s Bazar: Rohingya camp to be hardest hit by climate change

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - At first when they came, Dilfaraz, a stout 41-year-old Bangladeshi woman, could not find it in her heart to turn them away. She gave the Rohingyas utensils, mattresses, water, whatever they needed to survive. "We are not [Buddhists] and we are not Hindu, we are Muslim and as Muslims we should help…

Attenborough offers dire warning at COP24 climate talks

Posted December 04, 2018 07:10:30 Sir David Attenborough says the "collapse of our civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon" if no urgent action is taking against global warming. Key pointsAttenborough said climate change "our greatest threat in thousands of years"Schwarzenegger praised US governments opposed to Trump's climate…
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