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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists targeted BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that the world’s major financial institutions stop funding what they describe as a looming environmental catastrophe. Protester hold a banner as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London,
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Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, Britain, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of Extinction Rebellion protesters marched through London’s best-known shopping street on Saturday in what they called a funeral march to express their grief and rage over climate change. Carrying skeletons, a large skull and a
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LONDON (Reuters) – More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict “incalculable human suffering.” Scientists aligned with Extinction Rebellion gather in London, Britain to declare their support of mass civil disobedience to force governments to act
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Belgian police officers detain a climate activist in front of the Royal Palace during the Extinction Rebellion protest in Brussels, Belgium, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian police on Saturday arrested up to 300 Extinction Rebellion protesters in Brussels after water cannon and pepper spray failed to disperse them. The climate change
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch police on Saturday said they had detained 130 protesters with environmental group Extinction Rebellion who blocked locations in downtown Amsterdam to draw attention to climate change. The group, which wants governments to take immediate action to avert the worst devastation outlined by scientists studying climate, is engaged in two weeks of
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – It’s part of California’s new normal – year-round fire seasons, planned electricity blackouts and, for retired couple Bhagvei and Paresh Badreshia, sudden evacuations in the middle of the night. Again. Firefighters battle a wind-driven wildfire called the Saddle Ridge fire in the early morning hours Friday in Porter Ranch, California, U.S.,
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An expert in chemical contamination has called test results from the Ramu nickel spill into Papua New Guinea’s Basamuk Bay in August “alarming,” according to a local media report on Thursday. A spill at Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC)’s nickel processing plant located in Madang, on the country’s northeastern coast, caused the
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India, one of the world’s biggest agricultural producers, experienced its heaviest monsoon rains in 25 years this year. FILE PHOTO: People wade through a flooded road to collect drinking water in Howrah district, West Bengal, India August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri While rain would normally cheer the agricultural heartland, the monsoon
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