Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself On Fire in Supreme Court

“The press spoke of suicide, but in essence it is not. It’s not even a protest,” he said. Thich Nhat Hanh wrote In addition to the monks’ words, “to burn yourself with fire is to prove that what is said is of the utmost importance. There is nothing more painful than burning yourself. To say […]

Germany Has a New Climate Ambassador: An American Greenpeace Activist

BERLIN — Germany announced on Wednesday the appointment of a new international climate ambassador – American Jennifer Morgan, the current managing director of Greenpeace International. Saying that he has been living in Germany since 2003 and has applied to become a German citizen, Morgan will start his new job as a climate policy special envoy […]

Germany Has a New Climate Ambassador: An American Greenpeace Activist

BERLIN — Germany announced on Wednesday the appointment of a new international climate ambassador – American Jennifer Morgan, the current managing director of Greenpeace International. Saying that he has been living in Germany since 2003 and has applied to become a German citizen, Morgan will start his new job as a climate policy special envoy […]

Ugandan Climate Activist Vanessa Nakate Delivers An Upbeat Vision

Speaking to a crowd of protesters in Glasgow on Friday, 24-year-old Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate said to highlight the immediate impacts of climate change facing her country and continent and to paint a picture of a fairer future: the world can emerge from the climate crisis. “We are in crisis,” he said. “We are in […]

From Amazon to Glasgow: A local activist says, “Our

It was the kind of spotlight associated with another young climate activist: a hall full of world leaders and a speaking space before the United Nations secretary-general. The woman in the spotlight wasn’t Greta Thunberg, but Txai Suruí, a 24-year-old Brazilian Indigenous climate activist who made her debut on the world stage. On the opening […]

A Climate Activist Walked at the Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

PARIS — A climate activist joins the models on the podium for the Louis Vuitton show at the Louvre, holding a white banner that reads “Overconsumption = Extinction” in bold block letters, The last event of Paris Fashion Week. Marie Cohuet, 26, walked along the runway and even posed in front of the cameras for […]

Amazon settles with activist workers who say they are illegal

Amazon settled with two of its foremost internal critics, closing a public hearing on accusations that the company illegally fired the couple, the parties’ lawyers told an administrative judge on Wednesday. The terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Former employees, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, said they were fired last year for publicly […]

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