French philosopher goes personal on Thunberg, calls her a “cyborg”

A French philosopher, Michael Onfray, has attacked Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg   describing her as a “cyborg” following her visit to Parliament. In a damning opinion piece, the philosopher went personal on Thunberg saying: “This girl has a cyborg face that ignores emotion — no smile, no laugh, no astonishment, no amazement, no pain, no joy. It makes think of these silicone dolls that announce the … Continue reading French philosopher goes personal on Thunberg, calls her a “cyborg”

Europe’s heatwave: Woman walks around the streets naked

A woman was on Thursday captured walking naked in the streets of Britain as people do out of the ordinary things to deal with the sizzling heat. The woman was captured on video as she walked in the streets of east London in the afternoon with nothing except her shoes on. This comes as men in Europe’s areas affected with the heatwave are also walking … Continue reading Europe’s heatwave: Woman walks around the streets naked

Climate activist spoiling for ‘violent protests’

Climate activist, 16 year-old Greta Thunberg has raised speculation she could be spoiling for violent confrontations in her protests after she posted pictures putting on a t-shirt associated with radicalism and associated with violent demonstrations and physical attacks. She posted a picture with her posing in a t-shirt with radical left-wing Antifa movement imagery and calling for a national strike for the sake of climate. … Continue reading Climate activist spoiling for ‘violent protests’

Police gets busy on new PM’s first day at work as protesters block motorcade

Protesters in the United Kingdom temporarily blocked new Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s motorcade during his first day in office forcing police to work extra hard to have the Tory leader proceed. The climate protesters wanted to block Johnson from getting to meet the Queen at her Buckingham Palace. Under the Greenpeace banner, the protesters held hands to block Johnson’s motorcade as he headed to meet … Continue reading Police gets busy on new PM’s first day at work as protesters block motorcade

Swedish teenage activist defies hostility threats, visits French Parliament

Sweden’s 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has defied threats of hostile reception from the French Parliament and is set to speak to MPs before she attends debates as the guest of honor. Her visit follows outraged comments from some right-wing MPs who have slammed her presence. The teenage activist leads school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change and through her actions, a worldwide movement … Continue reading Swedish teenage activist defies hostility threats, visits French Parliament

Hostility awaits Thunberg in French Parliament despite getting cash prize from World War II veterans

Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg last week was showered with praises by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and on Sunday received a 25,000-euro prize presented by World War II veterans in northern France. But despite the praises and prizes, the 16 year-old is set to get an unusually frosty welcome from some right-wing deputies when she visits the French parliament on Tuesday. She was … Continue reading Hostility awaits Thunberg in French Parliament despite getting cash prize from World War II veterans

Climate activist takes fight to Berlin, says it’s a matter of life and death

Swedish teen activist, Greta Thunberg, has taken the fight against climate change to Berlin, Germany where she is urging the youths to take up the fight as it was their future at stake. She joined thousands of young protesters for a rally urging action against climate change and told the cheering crowd that adults haven’t taken responsibility for the “Young people feel like they must … Continue reading Climate activist takes fight to Berlin, says it’s a matter of life and death

Government tasks national debt office to issue green bonds by 2020

Government has tasked the Swedish National Debt Office to issue green bonds at least by 2020. In a statement, the government revealed that the first step will be to set up a framework for the green bonds, which will fund budget expenditure on sustainable investments and projects. According to the government, green bonds have previously been issued in Sweden by both private and public entities … Continue reading Government tasks national debt office to issue green bonds by 2020

Swedish teenage climate activist torches storm over comments that UK “doing more harm” on climate issues

Renowned Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has irked the United Kingdom following her comments that the country was not doing enough despite its commitment to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Thunberg, who has millions of followers globally due to her activism on climate issues, was responding to a question whether the commitment shown by the UK in that regard was a sign … Continue reading Swedish teenage climate activist torches storm over comments that UK “doing more harm” on climate issues