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New Zealand students walk out of class, kicking off global strike

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of class across New Zealand on Friday kicking off a global student strike against government inaction on climate change. Students are seen during the global school strike for action on climate change outside New Zealand’s parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, March 15, 2019. AAP Image/Boris Jancic/via Read More

Risk of asteroid smashing into Earth ratcheted up by space agency

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One of the World’s foremost watchdogs for monitoring the threat giant space rocks pose to our planet has upped the risk level for a recently discovered asteroid. It’s the plot of numerous sci-fi novels and more than a few Hollywood blockbusters. Humans seemingly have a deeply ingrained fear of a big rock from space crashing Read More

Belgian students skip school for mass anti-pollution protest

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Thousands of Belgian schoolchildren skipped classes on Thursday to flood Brussels in an unprecedented protest against global warming and pollution, vowing to miss school once a week until the government takes action. Belgian students claim for urgent measures to combat climate change during a demonstration in central Brussels, Belgium January 24, 2019. Read More