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As warming risks rise, Boston pastor sees need to spur climate justice'

08 Jun 2020

BOSTON, Massachusetts (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reverend Mariama White-Hammond's mission to stop climate change impacts hitting black and minority communities hardest began when she volunteered in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

FEATURE-As warming risks rise, Boston pastor sees need to spur climate justice'

08 Jun 2020

BOSTON, Massachusetts, June 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reverend Mariama White-Hammond's mission to stop climate change impacts hitting black and minority communities hardest began when she volunteered in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

In birthplace of the U.S. revolution, a climate rebellion takes root

18 Oct 2019

BOSTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gathered in a dark room of a historic Boston church, about a dozen people sat in folding chairs, some with their dogs at their feet, talking about the threat of climate change - and how to start a new revolution.

FEATURE-In birthplace of the U.S. revolution, a climate rebellion takes root

18 Oct 2019

BOSTON, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gathered in a dark room of a historic Boston church, about a dozen people sat in folding chairs, some with their dogs at their feet, talking about the threat of climate change - and how to start a new revolution.

'The stakes are too high': Christian faithful take up climate protest

09 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cloaked in black and carrying white buckets filled with artificial blood, the group filed in silence to the entrance of London’s Downing Street, behind a troupe of child and teen activists.

Polluted air to shorten lives by 20 months, researchers say

03 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The life expectancy of a child born today could be reduced by an average of 20 months due to health damage caused by air pollution, researchers said on Wednesday.

Polluted air to shorten lives by 20 months, researchers say

03 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The life expectancy of a child born today could be reduced by an average of 20 months due to health damage caused by air pollution, researchers said on Wednesday.

Zika, dengue to threaten up to a billion more as climate warms

28 Mar 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to a billion additional people - including many in North America and Europe - could be exposed to mosquito-carried viruses including dengue fever and Zika virus by 2080 if the climate continues to warm at current rates, researchers said Thursday.

London school-bag essentials: books, lunch and an air-pollution sensor

22 Mar 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - This week, 250 children at five London primary schools have carried backpacks that monitor air quality for a university-led study tracking pollution levels on their daily journeys.

Don't decide our planet's future without us, say striking British students

16 Mar 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As thousands of students across Britain traded their pencils for protest signs on Friday, calling for governments to step up action on climate change, young people said they wanted a bigger say in decisions that would shape their future.

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