Greta Thunberg says she 'likely' had new coronavirus

2020-03-24 21:22

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg says it was "extremely likely" that she had contracted the new coronavirus.

INSIDE LABOUR: The green irony at Davos

2020-01-31 07:00

The irony of climate change featuring so prominently at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, last week, seems to have been lost, says Terry Bell.

Thunberg tells Davos: You’ve done nothing on climate change

2020-01-21 12:17

The Swedish activist's words came as the World Economic Forum sounds alarm bells on climate change. For the first time on record, environmental risks occupy the group's top five long-term concerns.

We'll be carbon neutral by July, says US airline JetBlue

2020-01-06 18:41

JetBlue Airways has said it will become the first large US airline to offset emissions from all of its domestic flights, aiming to become carbon neutral by July as pressure grows on the industry from climate change activists.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time 2019 person of the year

2019-12-11 16:29

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who became the voice of conscience for a generation facing the climate change emergency, has been named as Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year.

Prince Harry gives climate change activist Greta Thunberg a royal shoutout

2019-11-18 12:37

Prince Harry makes a powerful speech at the OnSide Awards ahead of his six-week break.

Ferial Haffajee: It's Greta vs. Gwede as SA announces new energy plan

2019-10-20 15:59

The 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg has set a new global standard in how environmental policy is measured. With energy being an essential part of shaping sustainability, how does Energy and Mineral Resources minister Gwede Mantashe’s blueprint released on Friday measure up?

WATCH | 'Fridays for Future' - are climate strikes here to stay?

2019-09-27 11:08

A new wave of worldwide climate change protests inspired by Greta Thunberg's 'Fridays for Future' movement has got underway.

WATCH | 'Listen to the scientists' - Climate champ Greta tells US Congress

2019-09-19 12:49

Teen activist Greta Thunberg took her climate change fight to the US Congress, imploring the nation's lawmakers - several of whom are global warming sceptics - to "take real action" to avert environmental disaster.


'The African perspective is always so under-reported' - Thunberg puts Africa's climate activists in spotlight

2020-01-31 19:00

After a racism debate in Davos on the invisibility of African climate activists, Greta Thunberg held a press conference Friday with eco warriors from Kenya, Uganda and South Africa to stress the importance of their voices.

Outrage after Ugandan climate activist is cropped out of photo with white peers

2020-01-26 14:54

Social media users have come out in support of Ugandan climate advocate Vanessa Nakate after she was cropped out of a photograph taken with her white peers in Davos.

Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

2020-01-24 14:55

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday said calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored.

Thunberg's message to Davos: 'You have not seen the last of us'

2020-01-18 07:40

Climate activist who launched the #FridaysforFuture movement is set to attend WEF annual gathering of elites next week.

Greta Thunberg's father says activism makes her happy, helped with her Asperger's Syndrome

2019-12-30 19:34

Svante Thunberg, father of eco-warrior Greta Thunberg, thinks his daughter is happier being an activist but admitted in an interview he at first had reservations about her taking up the struggle.

Climate change: the year the world woke up to the emergency

2019-12-04 10:35

Schoolchildren skipping class to strike, protests bringing city centres to a standstill: armed with dire warnings from scientists, people around the world dragged the climate emergency into the mainstream in 2019.

H&M CEO sees ‘terrible’ fallout as consumer shaming spreads

2019-10-29 09:55

The chief executive officer of fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz AB says a growing movement that shames consumers represents a very real social threat.

Greta Thunberg effigy hanged under Rome bridge

2019-10-08 06:12

An effigy of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg strung up under a bridge in Rome has prompted Italian authorities to open an investigation for 'aggravated threats'.

'How dare you?' - angry Greta Thunberg asks world leaders at UN

2019-09-23 21:06

A visibly angry Greta Thunberg berated world leaders as she addressed a UN climate summit, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and asking "How dare you?"

WATCH | Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty's highest human rights award

2019-09-18 10:44

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement have received Amnesty International's "Ambassadors of Conscience" award for their work highlighting the need for urgent action to avert climate disaster.

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