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Last Generation climate change activists to stand trial at the Vatican

Vatican Last Generation protest

Vatican CityRNS Three Italian environmental activists will face their second trial hearing at the Vatican on Wednesday for having glued themselves to the famous statue Laocoön and His Sons in the Vatican Museums last summer. Ester Goffi, a 25-year-old art history student, and Guido Viero, a 61-year-old health worker, glued their hands to the marble statue in […]

German court convicts, fines Jesuit priest over climate protest

Priest Joerg Alt, front, attends the beginning of his trial at a court in Munich, Germany, on Wednesday, 3rd May, 2023.

Berlin, GermanyAP A German court on Tuesday convicted a Jesuit priest of coercion in connection with a climate protest last year and ordered him to pay a small fine. The district court in Munich handed down its verdict in the case of Rev Joerg Alt after he participated in a road blockade in the Bavarian […]

Activists gather for Earth Day, urge action to avoid ‘dystopian’ future

Laurelin Bartlett holds up a banner as activists protest during the Extinction Rebellion's 'The Big One' event, in London, Britain, on 21st April 2023.

Reuters Climate change campaigners gathered outside Britain’s parliament building ahead of Earth Day to urge action on global warming, while volunteers worldwide geared up to plant trees and clear trash to mark the 54th annual celebration of the environment. Earth Day this year, officially on Saturday, follows weeks of extreme weather with temperatures soaring to […]