Climate change: UN backs fossil fuel divestment campaign

The UN organisation in charge of global climate change negotiations is backing the fast-growing campaign persuading investors to sell off their fossil fuel assets. It said it was lending its “moral authority” to the divestment campaign because it shared the ambition to get a strong deal to tackle global warming at a crunch UN...

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Thousands march in NYC for International Women’s Day

Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women’s rights. “Women’s rights are human rights!” some shouted amid a cacophony of car horns, drumbeats and police commands. “Today, you are marching in the footsteps of generations of...

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