Greta Thunberg

Climate change activists show hands in support of climate action during a climate strike rally, as part of a global youth-led day of global action.

Study finds widespread climate anxiety among youth

Climate Change

A recent global survey illustrates the depth of anxiety many young people are feeling about climate change. Lise Van Susteren, a forensic psychologist, encourages adults to speak with children and youth about their doom to educate and alleviate anxiety.

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

Climate Change
Protesters demand the release of Indian climate activist Disha Ravi

India cracks down on climate activists supporting farmer protests

A person with white face paint and red robes stands near man in black uniform

4 things to watch at the climate talks in Madrid

Climate Change
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

Climate change activists protest at the Wall Street Bull in Lower Manhattan during Extinction Rebellion protests in New York City, New York, US, on Oct. 7, 2019.

‘Sorry, this is an emergency:’ Climate protesters block streets around world

The protests are part of an international two-week campaign coordinated by Extinction Rebellion, a campaign group that rose to prominence in April when it disrupted traffic in central London for 11 days.

A group of young protesters hold signs and posters.

How climate change affects children’s health

Health & Medicine

With the recent climate strike, children are taking big steps to tackle climate change. This is particularly important as climate change can have negative implications for children’s health and development.

A sailboat is shown painted pink with the words, "Tell the Truth," written on the side.

Young climate activists want a seat at the table ‘before it’s too late’

Xiye Bastida is one of many young poster children who’s come to represent the moral imperative to act on climate change. And now that she’s helped start a global conversation, she wants to do more than talk.

Four girls sit in a row of protesters, one with a long braid is speaking and gesturing with her hands.

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes protest to climate-change denier Trump

Climate Change

A demonstration across the street from the White House Friday marked the first high-profile event of Greta Thunberg’s six-day visit to Washington, intended to pressure the Trump administration ahead of a United Nations Climate Summit.

Travelers with roller bags walk and look at departure screens

‘Flight shame’ in Sweden prompts rail-only travel movement


The Swedish movement of flygskam, or “flight shame,” has brought awareness to the toll that air travel has on the environment. It has also given way to tagskryt, or “train bragging.”