Saturday, September 18, 2021

Tag: France

France to ban shredding and gassing of male chicks

This initiative comes after years of push back by animal welfare groups and the measure will be pushed to be adopted at a European level.

France moves to ban short-haul flights

This is not the first time that climate measures and aviation bailouts have coincided in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Campaigners claim ‘historic win’ as France found guilty of climate inaction

Today the Paris administrative court concluded France has failed to do enough to meet its own commitments on the climate crisis and is legally responsible for the ensuing ecological damage.

French women march for equal rights in solidarity with women around...

Thousands of women peacefully marched in solidarity with women of the world on International Women’s Day.

French activists and lawmakers fight to ban Black Friday

French politicians and activists say prohibiting Black Friday would help prevent waste and overconsumption.

France upstages Trump at G7 by inviting Iran to salvage nuclear...

Trump breached the Iran deal in 2017, slapped severe sanctions on Iran and then went around the world strong-arming countries not to buy Iran’s petroleum.

What would a Yellow Vest movement look like in the United...

There are many triggers that are likely to spark aggressive mass protests in 2019. Get ready.

Denouncing focus on violence, women march in France to reclaim anti-austerity...

"Macron your goose is cooked, the chicks are in the street!"

More than a thousand arrested as Yellow Vests protests over economic...

Some 1,220 people were arrested in France on Saturday as more than a hundred thousand took to the streets – leading to a lockdown...

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