Climate Change

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Rebekah Sager
January 10, 2020 - 10:52 am
Actors Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Sheen were detained Friday in Washington D.C., along with several others at a protest organized by Jane Fonda. Fonda's been a regular protester in conjunction with the Fire Drill Fridays (FDF) group in the Nation's capital, speaking out on climate change and...
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CBS News
December 30, 2019 - 11:00 am
Greta Thunberg's father revealed in a recent interview he was at first "not supportive" of his 16-year-old daughter's climate activism. Svante Thunberg told BBC Radio 4 that he thought it was a "bad idea" for Greta to fight on the "front line" of the battle against climate change, but came around...
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CBS News
December 14, 2019 - 9:59 am
Jane Fonda continued her weekly tradition of protesting on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Friday. This time, actress Sally Field was there. She left the event with Capitol police, and in handcuffs. Field, along with environmentalist Winona LaDuke, urged people to get out of their comfort zones to...
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg holds a "Fridays for Future" banner in Lisbon, Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019.
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December 03, 2019 - 8:56 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Portugal on Tuesday after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, telling cheering supporters that the journey had “energized” her for the fight against climate change. The Swedish teen, whose one-woman protests outside the...
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November 13, 2019 - 6:44 am
MILAN (AP) — The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damages. Water levels reached 187 centimeters (74 inches) Tuesday, the second-highest level...
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November 03, 2019 - 8:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress and activist Jane Fonda spent a night in a local jail after her fourth arrest in as many weeks while participating in a climate change demonstration on Capitol Hill. The 81-year-old Oscar winner was among more than 40 people arrested Friday while sitting in the atrium of...
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John Healy
November 02, 2019 - 8:32 am
Two of the world’s most popular environmental activists joined forces on Friday. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio met 16-year-old Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg as she was in Los Angeles to speak at a Youth Climate Strike protest outside of City Hall as part of the Fridays for Future climate...
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Kimberly Dole
October 25, 2019 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON DC (1010 WINS) -- Ted Danson and Jane Fonda were arrested during a climate change protest outside of the U.S. Capitol building. In the video, onlookers cheer as Danson is handcuffed and taken by a police officer. . @TedDanson getting arrested for the first time. Mass actions like this...
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October 23, 2019 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is suing to topple California as an international leader against climate change. The Justice Department filed a civil complaint Wednesday against California Gov. Gavin Newsom and others. The suit charges that California exceeded its authority when it...
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A vehicle sits in front of a home destroyed by Typhoon Hagibis Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Nagano, Japan. More victims and more damage have been found in typhoon-hit areas of central and northern Japan, where rescue crews are searching for people still missing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 15, 2019 - 12:19 am
TOKYO (AP) — The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops. But nothing spoke more of the powerlessness of modernization against natural disasters than rows of bullet trains deluged in floodwaters in Nagano...
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