Iris Duquesne of France speaks at the UN Youth Climate Summit on Sept. 23, 2019 in New York. She stands next to Greta Thunberg of Sweden, who has made international headlines while speaking out against Climate Change. (Mark Lennihan/AP Images)

Young people call for climate action

The Youth Climate Summit was the opening event for the three-day UN Climate Action Summit and came less than 24-hours after thousands of students from over 120 countries skipped school…

‘We are scared, listen to us’

Thousands of young students throughout Europe are skipping school and gathering in protest, demanding immediate action against climate change. The protests began in August when 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta…

This week around the world: Nov. 4–10

Nov. 4 Saudi Arabia Lebanon’s PM resigns, Riyadh-bound missile intercepted Citing threats to his life and condemning Iranian meddling in Lebanese affairs, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri abruptly announced his…

This week around the world: May 27–June 2

May 27 Brasilia, Brazil Brazil’s litany of corruption scandals expanded further as federal authorities announced a massive, ongoing investigation into several companies, including Brazil’s two largest meat producers, implicated in…

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