A policeman who brought a teenage girl protesting climate change to tears as he threatened to arrest her has been branded ‘a coward’

A policeman who brought a teenage girl protesting climate change to tears as he threatened to arrest her has been branded ‘a coward’. Schoolgirl Izzy Raj-Seppings, who was with her dad, was filmed being spoken to by a policeman outside the Australian Prime Minister’s home who said she was ‘blocking the road’. Ms Parveen’s fear stems from two recent decisions by the Indian government. Last week the country’s parliament passed a bill that will grant citizenship to illegal immigrants from neighbouring countries, as long as they are not Muslim. Alongside this, the government of Narendra Modi plans to produce a … Continue reading A policeman who brought a teenage girl protesting climate change to tears as he threatened to arrest her has been branded ‘a coward’

António Guterrez, the United Nations secretary general, contrasted the “leadership” and “mobilisation” shown by the world’s youth on the climate emergency with the lack of action by governments

António Guterrez, the United Nations secretary general, contrasted the “leadership” and “mobilisation” shown by the world’s youth on the climate emergency with the lack of action by governments, which was failing to keep up with the urgency of the problem despite increasing signs that the climate was reaching breakdown. Before the start of a critical conference on the climate crisis on Monday, he said the world had the technical and economic means to halt climate chaos, but what was missing was political will. “There’s no question, having spoken to many of them privately, they’re absolutely disgusted and exhausted by the … Continue reading António Guterrez, the United Nations secretary general, contrasted the “leadership” and “mobilisation” shown by the world’s youth on the climate emergency with the lack of action by governments