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Greta Thunberg to U.S. Congress on climate change: ‘Wake up’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: “Wake up.” Wrapping up a six-day visit to Washington, D.C., the 16-year-old Thunberg rallied a room full of Democratic lawmakers and activists, urging them to follow scientific warnings and push Read More

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘Don’t listen to me. Listen to the scientists’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday: “I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists.” The 16-year old founder of the ‘Fridays For Future’ weekly school walkouts to demand government climate-change action that Read More

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan

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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe’s largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support.   The plan – the world’s largest experiment so far in Read More

Youth climate activists to join Sweden’s Thunberg in protest at U.S. Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven young Americans who have sued the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change will join Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on the steps of the Supreme Court on Wednesday to urge political leaders and lawmakers to support their legal fight and take action to phase out the use Read More

Airbus revises up jet demand, trims traffic growth

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LONDON (Reuters) – Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand in the next 20 years led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia, while voicing alarm over rising protectionism. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at their facility in Montoir-de-Bretagne near Saint-Nazaire, France July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe The Read More

WATCH NATO jets shadowing Russian nuke-capable bomber over Baltic Sea

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Russian airmen have filmed a swarm of Belgian, Danish, Polish and Swedish fighter jets flanking a Tu-160 Blackjack bomber and its escort while on routine patrol over the Baltic Sea. Released by the Defense Ministry on Wednesday, the spectacular footage shows the supersonic Tupolev Tu-160 bomber taking off from an undisclosed airfield and heading for Read More

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington’s Capitol Hill. Swedish 16-year-old youth climate activist Greta Thunber sits on the side amongst other youth climate activists Read More

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill

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FILE PHOTO: Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and other environmental advocates join Washington DC-area students at a rally on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington U.S., September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support Read More

Maha Energy AB (publ) (“Maha” or the “Company”) Announces Operational Update and Changes in Senior Management

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­­­Maha Energy AB (publ)Strandvägen 5ASE-114 51 Stockholmwww.mahaenergy.ca Press releaseStockholmSeptember 16, 2019 Maha Energy AB (publ) (“Maha” or the “Company”) Announces Operational Update and Changes in Senior Management 7-TTG-3D-SES Update The Company is pleased to provide the following operational update for the drilling of 7-TTG-3D-SES well (the “Well”). After 65 days of Well drilling operations, a Read More

‘Tradition is important to us’: Swedish town rebels against LGBT rainbow flag on city hall

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A municipality in Sweden decided to quit flying LGBT pride flags on public buildings, after conservative parties took over the city council. The town of Solvesborg in southeastern Sweden has voted to stop hoisting the rainbow-colored flag on the city hall every August during Stockholm Pride, the annual LGBT-themed festival held in the nation’s capital. Read More