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German climate activists aim to stir friction with blockades

Jul. 15, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — “It’s absolutely crazy to stick yourself to the road with superglue,” admits Lina Schinkoethe. And yet, the 19-year-old recently landed in jail for doing just that, in protest at what she believes is the German government's failure to act against climate change....

Paul McCartney wows Glastonbury with Dave Grohl and The Boss

Jun. 26, 2022 08:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney’s Glastonbury Festival show was two years late. Fans thought it was worth the wait. The former Beatle pulled out all the stops — and brought on big-name rock ’n’ roll guest stars — for a 2½-hour concert at the southwest England festival on...

Latino activism leads in grassroot efforts on climate change

Jun. 12, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Students at a largely Hispanic elementary school in Phoenix have long lined up for morning classes on a dusty patch of dirt under a broiling sun. So when Tony Mada learned of plans to plant 75 young trees at Borman Elementary School, the 30-year-old and his daughter...

DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting

May. 22, 2022 08:39 AM EDT

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — If you’re coming to Davos this year, try to take the train instead of flying, organizers of the World Economic Forum said. So I did. That meant a 12-hour journey from London to the exclusive gathering in the Swiss Alps, which I'm helping...