Political activism – اخبار مجنونة

5 things to know today

[ad_1] Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press August 17, 2020, 9:50 AM 2 min read Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FEDERAL MONEY FOR PANDEMIC TRICKLING DOWN Congress has allocated trillions to ease the […]

Students push universities to stop investing in fossil fuels

[ad_1] NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Students alarmed by climate change are stepping up pressure on universities to pull investments from fossil fuel industries, an effort that is gaining traction at prestigious schools like Georgetown, Harvard and Yale. The push that is underway at hundreds of schools began nearly a decade ago, and student activists increasingly […]

Digital actuality used to focus on uranium contamination

[ad_1] Activists are utilizing digital actuality expertise to give attention to areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination. The humanities collective Bombshelltoe has collected 360-degree footage of land close to Churchrock, New Mexico, to indicate how folks and the land have modified since a 1979 uranium mill spill, the Gallup Unbiased stories . […]

Local weather of fir: German forests wrestle with warmth

[ad_1] Germany’s forests — lengthy a supply of satisfaction and nationwide id — are feeling the warmth. A second consecutive 12 months of unusually dry and heat climate has left swaths of forest useless or dying, fueling fears that the woods that impressed many a Grimms’ fairytale could possibly be heading for an sad finish. […]

Teen climate activist gets Normandy’s first Freedom Prize

[ad_1] Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France’s Normandy region, which last month commemorated the 75th D-Day anniversary. Thunberg, 16, received the award in Caen on Sunday, posing alongside D-Day veterans Charles Norman Shay and Léon Gautier. Thunberg said that “I think the least we can […]