Greta Thunberg talks with Professor Johan Rockström about the coronavirus and the environment at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, April 21 2020.
During the pandemic, climate activists are thinking globally and acting digitally.
A crowd observes the world’s first Earth Day on April 23, 1970, in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.
When the current crisis passes, we must seize the opportunity to re-imagine, and to create, a different kind of future.
The beginning of the year has brought not only a cascade of bad news but also a wealth of great memes. With detached humour, people on the internet are identifying a problem, but the question remains: what do do about it?
Despite the nihilism and pessimism of internet memes, people ultimately understand the direness of the danger posed by a powerful virus, climate change and global instability.
Volkswagen started production on its electric ID.3 cars in November 2019.
After 'Dieselgate', Volkswagen appears keen to rescue its public image. Now it's looking to hire its own 'Greta Thunberg'.
The Oscars red carpet saw two glamorous examples of couture that is better for the planet - but were they truly sustainable?
Millions of youth have participated in climate strikes, negotiations, press conferences and events, demanding urgent climate action this year.
The actions of today's leaders on climate change will determine how much more vocal youth will become in 2020.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg listens during a meeting with climate scientists at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain.
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Some have started to frame Thunberg's activism in messianistic terms – and this can serve as fodder for climate deniers.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is a master of staying on topic.
The point of an argument can become lost when debating climate change. Greta Thunberg show us how to stay on-topic.
Some of the young people who are part of the lawsuit filed against the federal government, seen at a press conference in Vancouver, B.C., in October 2019.
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Two recent legal cases in Canada help explain the evolution of climate activism here and around the rest of the world.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg signs Montréal’s Golden Book during a ceremony in Montréal in September 2019, less than a month before the federal election.
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Both climate activist Greta Thunberg and former U.S. president Barack Obama made their presences known during the Canadian election. Was it interference?
NASA ‘could not imagine the radical effect of seeing the Earth’ from the moon. In the face of a climate catastrophe, we all need to step back and see the Earth again.
Historical perspective can offer much in this time of ecological crisis,. Many historians are reinventing their traditional scales of space and time to tell different kinds of stories that recognise the unruly power of nature.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama board Air Force One en route to Oslo, Norway, to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2009.
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A critic of Obama's two terms explains how the 44th president's personality and his politics of 'least resistance' prevented him from rising to the moment.
Schoolchildren participate in the global climate strike in Montevideo, Uruguay, September 20 2019.
Greta Thunberg has received a lot of abuse for her campaign to provoke global action on climate change.
Greta Thunberg’s fiery oration has prompted outrage, but even if you agree with her you might still be ignoring her message.
It's easy to spot outright rejection of the facts on climate change. But it's far harder to see our own biases and excuses that lead us to delay or deny the need for real action.
The Morrison win doesn’t mean the issue of climate change lacks cut through, or won’t have potency in the future.
Sometimes birthdays are best let pass quietly. The Liberals are finding the 75th anniversary of their founding another unfortunate occasion for the blood sport they thought they'd put behind them.
Autumn Peltier, Chief Water Commissioner with the Anishinabek Nation, addresses the Global Landscapes Forum, at the United Nations, Sept. 28, 2019.
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To protect the futures of today's children and youth, schools and universities must go beyond Eurocentric approaches that dissect particulars yet miss the larger point.
Regina Maris, the ship activists will sail to a climate conference in Chile.
Sail to the COP
Carbon emissions from international air travel show no sign of abating. In the absence of a tax on jet fuel, are sail boats the best way to travel the world sustainably?
Justin Trudeau speaks to Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Montreal on Sept. 27, 2019.
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With her climate strike, Greta Thunberg has upended climate politics and posed the key question of who are the real radicals in current discussions.
Greta Thunberg departs after speaking at the youth climate strike in Battery Park, New York.
Greta Thunberg's critics say the climate activist is unstable, hysterical and mentally ill. That's because she challenges the view that the world is theirs to conquer.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joins other children from across the world to present an official human rights complaint on the climate crisis.
From 3D printing using plastic waste to growing cherry trees in the Himalayas, young people are not sitting idle while the world burns.