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Farmers stage mass protest outside Welsh parliament over climate policies

Thousands of farmers have staged a demonstration on the steps of the Welsh parliament to protest against climate policies that they say will wreck their industry.

Amsterdam marchers demand climate action as Dutch election nears

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through Amsterdam on Sunday demanding immediate action against climate change, 10 days before the country holds a general election.

Meet the young climate activists taking 32 European countries to court this week

The historic climate case is due to begin on Wednesday at the European Court of Human Rights.

Demanding an End to ‘Deadly Fossil Fuels,’ Tens of Thousands Take the Streets in NYC

“It’s time for Biden to declare a climate emergency and phase out the fossil fuels killing people and wildlife around the world.”

Greta Thunberg Among Activists Charged With Disobeying Cops During Swedish Climate Protest

A spokesperson for Greta Thunberg said Wednesday that the 20-year-old Swedish climate campaigner is one of at least two activists being charged with disobeying police orders to disperse during a protest in the southern city of Malmö last month.

Climate Campaigners Urge Standard Bank to Ditch ‘Alarming’ East African Crude Oil Pipeline

Hundreds of climate justice activists on Monday descended upon Standard Bank’s offices in Johannesburg, South Africa, where they implored the financial institution to stop backing the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline and other harmful fossil fuel projects.

European Human Rights Court Hears Historic Climate Case Brought by Elderly Swiss Women

The European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday heard arguments in a case brought by a group of elderly Swiss women who are suing their country’s government, alleging that its “current climate targets and measures are not sufficient to limit global warming to a safe level.”

Orchestra turns trash to music and environmental activism in Bolivia

In a creative bid to raise environmental awareness, a group of musicians from Paraguay belted out familiar tunes at a hilltop concert just outside Bolivia’s capital city on Monday, overlooking a not-so-scenic and sprawling garbage dump.

Groups Launch World’s First-Ever Climate Lawsuit Against a Commercial Bank

A trio of advocacy groups on Thursday launched the world’s first climate lawsuit against a commercial bank, alleging that the Paris-based firm BNP Paribas is violating its legal obligations by continuing to finance planet-wrecking oil and gas development on a massive scale.

Jane Fonda campaigns to save ‘our brethren in the ocean’

Actress and activist Jane Fonda is campaigning for a treaty to save marine creatures that are hunted for food including sharks, swordfish, octopus and tuna

Greenpeace Activists Occupy Shell Oil Platform on North Sea Bound Vessel

An international quartet of Greenpeace-affiliated climate activists have boarded a Shell-contracted vessel bound for the oil fields of the North Sea with a simple message for the fossil fuel company: “Stop Drilling. Start Paying.”

Climate protesters who squashed cake into King Charles waxwork told to pay damages

The climate protesters who threw cake into the face of a waxwork of King Charles in Madame Tussauds have been ordered to pay the London tourist attraction £3,500 in compensation.