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Climate march students: 'We need change and we need it now'

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Students have protested across the UK to air their views on the issue of climate change. We talked to some of those in Manchester.

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| Rare New Zealand bushfire, burning for days, threatens town of 3,000

Added: 15.02.2019 20:18 | 7 views | 0 comments


An estimated 700 people have already been evacuated after blaze took hold on parched countryside
A huge bushfire that has been raging in the parched New Zealand countryside for four days has forced hundreds of residents to be evacuated from their homes and prompted fears that climate change has caused the nation to become “more flammable”.
Firefighters have been working for most of the week to put out fires covering more than 2,000 hectares (5,000 acres) around Nelson on the northern tip of the South Island of New Zealand.

People are prepared for earthquakes and tsunamis and volcanic activity, but I don’t think most people would have thought about fire

| US coastal businesses hit by everyday impact of climate change, study shows

Added: 15.02.2019 19:00 | 18 views | 0 comments


Annapolis is seeing seas rise at about twice the global rate, and flooding there foreshadows the problems other coastal communities can expect
When the parking lot in the bustling tourist zone of downtown Annapolis floods, the employees at Pip’s Dock Street Dogs restaurant take off their socks and shoes, wrap their legs in trash bags and wade out into the water.
A lot of the time, it’s not even raining. High tides intensified by sea-level rise are just pushing the water inland, overwhelming the drainage system.

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Social and environmental costs of hydropower are underestimated, study shows

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Study shows that deforestation, loss of biodiversity and economic damage done to communities living near dams have not been factored into the cost of these projects. Large dams also ignore the effects of climate change.

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Youth strike 4 climate: police step in as protesters block Westminster Bridge over climate change

Added: 15.02.2019 17:51 | 19 views | 0 comments

School students blocked Westminster Bridge in central London for more than four hours today as part of a national day of action to demand the Government tackle climate change.

British children walk out of lessons on climate strike

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Thousands of British children marched out of lessons on Friday to demand action on climate change, earning a mild rebuke from the prime minister's office for disrupting classes, but praise from the energy minister and activists.

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Climate strike: Schoolchildren protest over climate change

Added: 15.02.2019 17:21 | 7 views | 0 comments

Students in cities around the UK walked out of school to call for action from the government.

The children striking over climate change speak to New Scientist

Added: 15.02.2019 14:30 | 14 views | 0 comments

New Scientist went to meet the UK schoolchildren who have left their classrooms to join a global protest that calls for the government to declare a climate emergency

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Schoolchildren go on strike over climate change

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Thousands of people gather in London, as students around the UK miss school to call for action.

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'I'm standing up for our planet'

Added: 15.02.2019 12:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Every Friday morning, 13-year-old Holly Gillibrand skips school for an hour to demand more is done over climate change.

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