After 963 Arrests, London Climate Protesters Seek Talks With Government
Monday, April 22, 2019, 7:28 PM
Climate change protesters who have brought parts of London to a standstill said they were prepared to call a halt if the British government will discuss their demands. Some 963 arrests have been made and 42 people charged in connection with the ongoing Extinction Rebellion protests. Organisers said they were willing to switch tactics from disruption to dialogue next-week if the government enters talks.
God Bless You, Continue To Work: Pope Tells Swedish Teen Climate Activist
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:25 AM
Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg brought her campaign to the Vatican on Wednesday and met Pope Francis, who sees eye-to-eye with her on the dangers of climate change. The Swede, 16, sat in the front row at the pope's general audience in St. Peter's Square and when he greeted her, she held up a small sign reading "Join the Climate Strike".