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ZURICH (Reuters) - Green activists placed rows of boots and shoes in a Zurich square to take the place of protesters who normally come out in person on Fridays to demand action on climate change.
Climate activists and school children across the world went online on April 24 in a global climate strike, a move prompted by the novel coronavirus pandemic that has banned large gatherings of people.
And if you have heard the tireless campaigns of Malala Yousafzai, Millie Bobby Brown, Emma Gonzalez and Amika George, you will know that more youths are speaking up and speaking out to create a fairer and better world, aligned to their beliefs.
NEW YORK/MADRID (Reuters) - Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019.
LISBON (Reuters) - Students took to the streets in eight cities across Portugal on Friday to call for action on climate change, but Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was unable to join them because she was held up by bad weather in mid-Atlantic.
LISBON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thousands of people in Asia and Europe joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to come up with urgent solutions at a United Nations conference next week.
WASHINGTON/MADRID (Reuters) - Spain will host U.N. climate change talks in December after Chile withdrew, the United Nations said on Friday, a last-minute switch which raises big logistical challenges and has left activist Greta Thunberg stranded on the wrong side of the Atlantic.
Employee activism and outside pressure have pushed big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there's another thing these tech giants aren't cutting: Their growing business ties to the oil and gas industry.
MONTREAL/THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Teenage activist Greta Thunberg hit back at critics including U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, saying their mockery of children shows her message has become "too loud to handle".