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World Sep 29Ex-chancellor Kurz leads in Austria snap poll; Greens surge
Austria’s conservative ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz looked set for a major election victory Sunday in a snap poll called after his coalition government with the far-right Freedom Party collapsed in May.
World Sep 27Students hold climate protests around the world for second week
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the climate strikes, plans to attend a protest in Montreal.
World Sep 20Students lead climate change protests across the world
Many of the protesters are children who skipped school to take part in the second "Global Climate Strike."…
World Aug 21Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit
German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides.
World Jul 29Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will bring her message to the U.S.
The 16-year-old will attend U.N. climate summits in New York in September and Santiago, Chile, in December.
World May 27Europe wakes up to climate concerns after ‘green wave’ in vote
Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months.
World Mar 15Photos: Students around the world go on ‘strike’ for climate change
The coordinated 'school strikes' were inspired by a 16-year-old, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.
World Dec 15Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
World Dec 13Negotiators scramble on Paris climate accord fine print as summit nears end
The two-week U.N. climate summit in the southern Polish city of Katowice is scheduled to end Friday.
World Dec 08Activists gather for climate march in Poland
Several thousand people gathered Saturday amid a heavy police presence in southern Poland for a “March for Climate” to encourage negotiators at climate talks to set ambitious goals.