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EU leaders haggle over climate neutrality pledge

Image copyright AFP Image caption Security forces were called in when Greenpeace protesters scaled the summit building and unfurled a banner European Union leaders are holding talks in Brussels amid pressure to commit to making the 28-member bloc climate neutral by 2050. Several Eastern European countries want financial and other …

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Berlin murder: Russia expels German diplomats amid dispute

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Chechen exile was shot dead in a Berlin park au August Russia says it is expelling two German diplomats in retaliation for a similar move by Berlin over suspicions that Moscow ordered the killing of an ethnic Chechen in the German capital. Last week …

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Climate change: Anger as protesters barred from UN talks

Media captionProtesters staged a sit in at UN climate talks Environmentalists and observers have been barred from UN climate talks in Madrid after a protest inside the conference. Around 200 climate campaigners were ejected after staging a sit in, preventing access to one of the negotiating halls. Protesters said they …

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EU leaders to consider climate neutrality pledge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Poland is among the EU nations that is seeking billions in EU funds to help move away from fossil fuels European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Thursday amid a push to commit to making the 28-member bloc climate neutral by 2050. Some Eastern …

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Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year for 2019

Media captionGreta Thunberg criticised CEOs and politicians for their lack of action Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl who inspired a global movement to fight climate change, has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. The 16-year-old is the youngest person to be chosen by the magazine in …

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