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Climate activist Vanessa Nakate, of Uganda, delivers her speech during a Fridays for Future demonstration in Milan, Italy, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate: ‘We want climate action and our voices will not be silenced’

Climate Change

Vanessa Nakate, a young activist from Uganda, is an advocate for climate justice in neglected communities across the “global south,” countries that are among the least responsible for causing climate change yet suffering the most from its effects.

In 2019, the Morgan sisters biked to New York City from Andover with their mom to raise awareness about climate change.

Young activists are making their mark in the climate debate

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Protesters demand the release of Indian climate activist Disha Ravi

India cracks down on climate activists supporting farmer protests

A large red oil tanker is shown in the distance passing underneath two tall bridge columns.

In landmark decision, Denmark will phase out oil and gas by 2050. Here’s how.

A group of police officers are shown carrying large weapons and wearing face masks while walking down the middle of a street.

Anti-terrorism police investigating knife attack in Paris

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg is shown standing among a group of activists and wearing a purple backpack and a face mask.

Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests make a return

Climate Change

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg is back. She joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish Parliament on Friday to kick off a day of socially distanced global climate protests.

A crowd of protesters

What Germany’s energy revolution can teach the US

Hundreds of wind and solar co-ops have taken on big utilities and shown they can reliably power the grid — and hugely reduce emissions.

A man speaks into a microphone in front of a blue wall.

At Davos, Trump touts US economy, but dismisses climate ‘prophets of doom’

With his impeachment trial beginning in Washington, DC, US President Donald Trump shied away from environmental issues, which are top of the agenda at the gathering.

Climate change environmental teen activist Greta Thunberg participates in a climate strike rally and looks down at a placard

A psychotherapist explains why some adults are reacting badly to young climate strikers

When people attack Greta Thunberg for not showing emotion or for showing too much of it, perhaps there’s an inkling that the severity of the climate crisis demands a great deal of painful and complicated emotions, and they’d rather not think of them.

Eritrea's President, Isaias Afwerki, talks to Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed during the Inauguration ceremony marking the reopening of the Eritrean Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 16, 2018.

Ethiopia’s peacemaking prime minister emerges as a Nobel favorite

The deal with Eritrea won Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed international plaudits. He is the bookmakers’ second favorite to win a Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, after climate activist Greta Thunberg.