Updated 12:02 pm CDT, Monday, August 5, 2019 In this photo taken on Friday, July 26, 2019, Greta Thunberg stands next to Swedish parliament in Stockholm. Thunberg, the Swedish teenager whose social media-savvy brand of eco-activism has inspired tens of thousands of students in Europe to skip classes and protest for faster action against climate change, said Monday, July 29, 2019 that she plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat. less In this photo taken on Friday, July 26, 2019, Greta Thunberg stands next to Swedish parliament in Stockholm. Thunberg, the Swedish teenager whose social media-savvy brand of eco-activism has inspired tens of ... more Photo: David Keyton, AP Photo: David Keyton, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this photo … [Read more...] about Major German union urges members to join climate protests
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Gregory Katz and Frank Jordans, Associated Press Updated 11:25 am CDT, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a visit to Imperial College where she saw machinery which converts carbon dioxide into oxygen, in London, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Britain's outgoing prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to eliminate the country's net contribution to climate change by 2050 as Europe's effort to slow global warming picked up speed. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool photo via AP) less Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a visit to Imperial College where she saw machinery which converts carbon dioxide into oxygen, in London, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Britain's outgoing prime minister ... more Photo: Stefan Rousseau, AP Photo: Stefan Rousseau, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption … [Read more...] about Britain to intensify fight against climate change
The Vietnamese Government official welcomed his guest to Vietnam, co-chairing the seventh meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands Intergovernmental Committee on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Management. He noted that the two countries have made climate change adaptation and water management cooperation a pillar in the bilateral relations, and have gained significant outcomes in the implementation of programmes and projects in the field. Deputy PM Dung suggested the two sides continue exchanges and enhance bilateral cooperation in sustainable development fields, especially in seeking solutions to Vietnam’s biggest challenges, such as saltwater intrusion, landslides, and the effective use and management of water resources. At the meeting Sharing Dung’s viewpoints, the Dutch Minister said both Vietnam and the Netherlands have to bear the brunt of climate change, particularly challenges in water resources management and climate change adaptation. According … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Netherlands boost cooperation in climate change adaptation
Frank Jordans, Associated Press Published 12:45 am PST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1963 file photo, German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, centre left, hugs France President Charles de Gaulle after signing the Elysee friendship treaty in the Elysee palace in Paris, France. The leaders of France and Germany are poised to sign the Aachen accord Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019, renewing their friendship and pledging greater cooperation, exactly 56-years after their predecessors inked the Elysee Treaty that set the tone for the two countries’ future relations. less FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1963 file photo, German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, centre left, hugs France President Charles de Gaulle after signing the Elysee friendship treaty in the Elysee palace in Paris, France. ... more Photo: File, AP … [Read more...] about AP Explains: Why are France and Germany renewing their vows?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page December 31, 2018 In Quebec, clean power that Massachusetts could be using goes to waste, whooshing over dams while environmentalists battle against plans for the power lines needed to connect to the Commonwealth. In Plymouth, the state is letting its biggest single source of carbon-free electricity vanish — to cheers. In Everett, the Commonwealth is choosing to rely on imported liquefied natural gas from Russia, or Trinidad and Tobago, in deference to the environmental movement’s current shibboleths around pipelines. Advertisement For a state that calls climate change a priority, Massachusetts sometimes makes odd decisions. And it’s not because the state is rife with climate-science deniers. Rather, the state has had to navigate around an inordinate number of sacred cows and not-in-my-backyard prejudices, even when doing so leads predictably to … [Read more...] about To combat climate change, Massachusetts needs to break these habits — and soon