The International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN) study by 67 scientists from 17 countries found oxygen levels in oceans declined by about 2 per cent between 1960 and 2010.
Pope Francis says small gestures can improve a city’s life, as he spoke at a religious ceremony to mark the official start of Rome’s Christmas season.
All hail Ursula von der Leyen, African Queen (for a day, at least) and leader of the new, “geopolitical” European Commission.
Richard E Grant believes that straight actors should not play gay characters.
Urgent UN talks on tackling the climate emergency are still not addressing the true scale of the crisis, one of the world’s leading climate scientists has warned, as high-ranking ministers from governments around the world began to arrive in Madrid for the final days of negotiations.
…There is a moment in Naomi Klein’s recent book on climate change, On Fire, where the environmental campaigner considers the question of what individuals can do to tackle the challenge of global warming…
Szymon Hołownia, a TV presenter and a catholic journalist and author, on Sunday announced he would run as an independent candidate in Poland’s presidential election next year.
It can be a tough world out there.
Thousands of people holding hands formed a human chain in central Brussels on Sunday to draw public attention to the need for urgent, joint action against climate change.
- Thousands form human chain in Brussels in climate change demo (Thomson Reuters Foundation: Dec 8, 2019 at 4:55 PM)
- Thousands Form Human Chain in Brussels in Climate Change Demo (VOA News: Dec 8, 2019 at 2:37 PM)
- Thousands form human chain in Brussels in climate change demo (Reuters: Dec 8, 2019 at 4:55 PM)
The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives sharply criticised attempts by the Social Democrats (SPD) to push their ruling coalition to the left, accusing her partners of thinking of themselves more than Germany.
At least 16 bodies have been recovered after torrential rain caused landslides in western Uganda.