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Greta Thunberg, teen climate activist, sailing from Europe to U.S.

Greta Thunberg, teen climate activist, sailing from Europe to U.S.

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager whose social media-savvy brand of eco-activism has inspired students in Europe to skip classes and protest for faster action against climate change, said Monday she plans to take her message to the U.S. the old-fashioned way: by boat. The 16-year-old tweeted she’ll sail across the ...

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Europe heatwave: Paris latest to break record with 42.6C

Europe heatwave: Paris latest to break record with 42.6C

Media captionParis registered an all-time high for the city: 42.4C degrees Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C, passing ...

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How Art Can Inspire Viewers Toward Climate Action

How Art Can Inspire Viewers Toward Climate Action

“Une Arche de Noé Pour le Climat,” an installation of lucite animal figures created by Gad Weil and exhibited at the COP21 climate summit in Paris in December of 2015. (Photo: Ted Scheinman/Pacific Standard) Can art change the world? Or can it at least inspire people to engage with an urgent issue ...

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