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Maine Climate Council holds its first meeting

Sep. 26, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — Meeting just days after Democratic Gov. Janet Mills addressed the United Nations, the Maine Climate Council gathered for the first time Thursday to get started on the process of coming up with recommendations for the state to address climate change. Mills opened the meeting by...

Thousands of youths turn out for Boston climate strike

Sep. 20, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of young climate change activists have marched and rallied in Boston as part of a global, youth-led day of environmental action. The high school age students who organized the event walked out of classes Friday. They were bolstered by supporters coming from earlier rallies on the...