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Calling Treatment of Julian Assange 'Psychological Torture,' UN Expert Demands End to US Extradition Attempt
"I condemn, in the strongest terms, the deliberate, concerted, and sustained nature of the abuse inflicted on Mr. Assange."
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The Arctic is melting rapidly. Ice and glaciers are at record low levels in the North Pole. News
Pompeo Cheers 'Opportunity' in Arctic From Climate Change as America Blocks Resolution Language
"The latest data shows that after a month of record temperatures in the Bering Sea, ocean ice in the Arctic is at an all-time record low for the date, crushing the record set … last April."
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks Monday at the Arctic Council meeting in Finland. News
Pompeo, in Finland, Calls China Claims to Arctic 'Lawlessness'
Pompeo likened the situation to the South China Sea: "fraught with militarization and competing territorial claims."
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Ahead of Global #ClimateStrike She Inspired, 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
"The massive movement Greta has set in motion is a very important peace contribution."
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Swedish Activist Fined for Viral Live-Streamed Protest Against Deportation of Afghan Asylum Seeker
"It is right to save lives and wrong to be punished for trying."
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Depressed and Then Diagnosed With Autism, Greta Thunberg Explains Why Hope Cannot Save Planet But Bold Climate Action Still Can
"We do need hope—of course, we do. But the one thing we need more than hope is action. Once we start to act, hope is everywhere."
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Europe's History With Refugees Has Something to Tell the US
Germany, Serbia, and Sweden hosted tens of thousands of migrants three years ago. Can the U.S. take a page from the E.U. as caravans mass at our border?
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UN Secretary General António Guterres seated next to 15-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who explained that while the world consumes an estimated 100 million barrels of oil each day, "there are no politics to change that. There are no politics to keep that oil in the ground. So we can longer save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed." (Photo: UNFCC COP24 / Screenshot) News
'We Have Not Come Here to Beg World Leaders to Care,' 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Tells COP24. 'We Have Come to Let Them Know Change Is Coming'
"We can no longer save the world by playing by the rules," says Greta Thunberg, "because the rules have to be changed."
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Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: 'We Can't Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change'
"The politics that's needed to prevent the climate catastrophe—it doesn't exist today," says Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old from Sweden. "We need to change the system."
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Stockholm City Hall is seen behind the Swedish flag. Views
Dear Sweden: Learn a Lesson From the US and Reject Corrosive Dystopianism
Is there crime? Yes. Problems in schools? Yes. Dissatisfaction with healthcare? Sure. Is Sweden on the brink of implosion? Not even close.
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