In today's news roundup, climate change is named a health emergency for children, Zimbabwe prints its first new money in 10 years, and a group scans faces to encourage a new law against face scanning.
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In today's news roundup, floods have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes in East Africa, Italian schools will begin teaching climate change next year, and movie star James Dean, who died in 1955, will make a new movie.
Scientists from 19 countries are part of a huge science experiment that will freeze a research ship into the Arctic ice for a year to study the effects of global heating on the polar ice.
Huge amounts of Brazil's unique rainforest are being destroyed quickly under the country's new president, Jair Bolsonaro. Since he became president in January, more forest is being cut down and less is being done about it.
In today's news roundup, the G20 meets, Republican lawmakers run away to avoid a climate crisis vote, pro US baseball teams play their first game in Europe, and a slug takes out one of Japan's high-speed train lines.
Students are skipping school to hold climate strikes in 119 countries around the world today. And they're asking adults to join them in another worldwide climate strike on September 20.
A group called Oceanix has come up with a plan to create the world's first floating city. In early April their plan was discussed at the United Nations.
For years, meat substitutes haven't gotten much attention. Now, with more interest in planet-healthy choices and the improved quality of meat substitutes, they appear to be hitting the big time.
Floods have forced thousands of people in Eastern Canada to leave their homes. The cities of Ottawa and Montreal have declared an emergency, and Canada's army has been called in to help.
When Felix Finkbeiner was nine years old, he told his classmates, "Let's plant a million trees in every country of the world!" Now, 12 years later, his "Plant-for-the-Planet" project has planted over 1 billion trees.
Thousands of people protested in London this week, blocking traffic and delaying buses and trains. The protests were organized by the group Extinction Rebellion to demand government action on climate change.