On Monday, a United Nations climate group released a major new report on climate change. The report explains that the climate crisis has become even more serious, and that massive climate action must be taken before 2030 to avoid the worst effects of the crisis.
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Strong protests have rocked France, Israel, and Mexico in recent weeks. In each country, the protests have different causes, but all of the protests have been triggered by unpopular government plans.
The European Space Agency is working with NASA to create a shared time system for the moon. The new system will be needed as more and more missions to the moon are planned.
Last year, 61 companies in the United Kingdom took part in the world's largest test of a four-day work week. The results were so positive that 92% of the companies are planning to keep the new schedule.
Scientists have shown that humans appear to have an ability to understand the signs of apes. The result is a little surprising, since most people haven't spent much time at all with apes.
Biden Visits Ukraine Nearly a Year After War Started
On Monday, US President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine, where he met with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The visit was meant to show support for the country in its fight against Russia as the war enters its second year.
Scientists in Switzerland have used lasers to change the path of a lightning strike. The experiment suggests that in the future, lasers might be useful for protecting large buildings from lightning.
EU Parliament Says Gas, Diesel Cars Must End by 2035
The European Parliament has approved a plan that would ban the sale of new cars and vans that run on gasoline or diesel fuel by 2035. The plan is part of a larger effort to reduce pollution in Europe.
Early Monday morning, a powerful earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria. The earthquake has destroyed thousands of buildings, killed more than 3,700 people, and left thousands more injured.
Last Wednesday, Germany and the United States announced that they would send tanks to Ukraine. The announcement came after months of questions about whether to send the weapons or not.