Climate protests: Extinction Rebellion gets creative Global movement The Extinction Rebellion protests got their start in London, but the movement has also spread to other major cities around the world. On April 15, these activists on the Oberbaum Bridge in Berlin blocked traffic for hours. … [Read more...] about Citizens’ Assemblies: Time for the people to step up against global warming?
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"But it also shows one thing: That once we are in a crisis, we can act to do something quickly, act fast," she said. "We can do it online and at home. We just need to be creative and find new ways." … [Read more...] about Don’t forget climate threat, Earth Hour activists urge
Overcoming objections from Donald Trump’s US administration, G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Saudi Arabia over the weekend agreed to issue their first communique with references to climate change since the beginning of the Trump era, according to reports from Reuters. … [Read more...] about G20 sounds alarm over climate emergency despite US objections
Erik Berglof, director of the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics and an organiser of the letter, told the Guardian: “If it will take more than $2tn (£1.6bn), perhaps as much as $6tn, to fix the US, we are not going to fix the rest of the world for less. To attach a specific number now is almost meaningless. What we need are new and creative ways of using global financial muscle to back up existing international financial institutions.” … [Read more...] about Tackle climate crisis and poverty with zeal of Covid-19 fight, scientists urge
"Right now all our energies are on tackling the coronavirus but when we come out the other side we have an equally serious emergency because emissions from transport have to be tackled if we are serious about turning around the future of the planet for coming generations." … [Read more...] about Climate change: ‘Gob-smacking’ vision for future UK transport