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Protesters besiege Hungarian parliament, clash with police over ‘slave law’ (VIDEOS)

Protesters besiege Hungarian parliament, clash with police over ‘slave law’ (VIDEOS)

Protesters besiege Hungarian parliament, clash with police over ‘slave law’ (VIDEOS) A controversial labor bill dubbed the ‘slave law’ has sparked an angry public response in Hungary. Protesters have clashed with police outside the parliament as thousands staged a massive rally in Budapest. Thousands of people marched through the Hungarian […]

Lobbyists push fossil fuels at climate talks

Lobbyists push fossil fuels at climate talks

Lobbyists push fossil fuels at climate talks The science says we must ditch fossil fuels as soon as possible, yet COP24 is sponsored by the very industry doing the damage. Does it have a role to play — or are lobbyists undermining the negotiations? For the second year in a […]

Could soil save our climate?

Could soil save our climate?

Could soil save our climate? Soil is second only to the ocean in the service it provides as a CO2 store. When in the ground, carbon enriches the soil and is good for the climate, but misuse of land has already led to the loss of large stores. Soil: How […]

Can Europe go carbon neutral by 2050?

Can Europe go carbon neutral by 2050?

Can Europe go carbon neutral by 2050? The EU wants to become carbon neutral by 2050. That means abandoning coal, oil and gas completely. But is it possible? Experts say it is, energy won‘t become more expensive and it will even create more jobs. For many people, a life without […]

Is climate change killing us?

Is climate change killing us?

Is climate change killing us? Tackling climate change would reduce deaths from asthma, lung cancer, heart attack and other diseases. Doctors want to spur global climate action by highlighting the link between the planet‘s health and human health. A man clutches his chest, coughing violently. Beside him, a woman clasps […]

Climate protection: Germany falls farther behind

Climate protection: Germany falls farther behind

Climate protection: Germany falls farther behind A decade ago, Germany was a pioneer in fighting climate change via the expansion of renewable energies. But now, like many G20 nations, its climate protection is stagnating as global emissions rise again. As greenhouse gas emissions increase, the Climate Change Performance Index 2019 […]

Waste food and emissions: Landfill or the plate?

Waste food and emissions: Landfill or the plate?

Waste food and emissions: Landfill or the plate? Millions of people in South Africa don‘t know where their next meal will come from. Meanwhile, much food ends up in the garbage, and ultimately causes climate-harmful emissions. WWF wants to tackle both problems at once. Fighting food waste in South Africa […]

Arctic‘s record warming propelling ‘broad change‘ in climate: study

Arctic‘s record warming propelling ‘broad change‘ in climate: study

Arctic‘s record warming propelling ‘broad change‘ in climate: study US scientists have warned that higher temperatures in the Arctic could be fueling extreme weather in the US and Europe. The NOAA report said 2018 was the second-warmest year on record in the Arctic since 1900. The warming of the Arctic […]

The ‘crab‘ that might have saved your life

The ‘crab‘ that might have saved your life

The ‘crab‘ that might have saved your life Closely related to the spider and around since before long the dinosaurs, the horseshoe crab has light blue blood that‘s vital for medical research. But can these living fossils survive the age of man? In the waters along the eastern seaboards of […]

When access to electricity is a feminist issue

When access to electricity is a feminist issue

When access to electricity is a feminist issue Only about a quarter of Haitians have access to electricity. Nonprofit EarthSpark is bringing green energy to the country, and they‘re making it a feminist issue. When 14 households in the small Haitian town of Les Anglais connected to the power grid […]