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Greta Thunberg fined for Sweden climate protest

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been fined in her native Sweden for participating in a climate protest.

Thunberg, known for her passionate advocacy for climate action, was among several demonstrators who gathered outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm. The protesters demanded stronger government action to address climate change.

“There are no laws to protect us in the long-term from the greed that tries to drag us over the cliff. We young people do not want to see our future taken away from us,” she said in a news conference in response to the verdict.

The Swedish authorities imposed a fine on Thunberg for violating COVID-19 restrictions, which limit the size of public gatherings. While Thunberg and her supporters argued that the protest was necessary to draw attention to the urgent climate crisis, the government insisted that public health guidelines must be followed.

This incident marks another chapter in Thunberg’s ongoing activism. She rose to international prominence in 2018 when she began skipping school every Friday to protest outside the Swedish parliament, urging politicians to take climate action seriously. Her “Fridays for Future” movement quickly gained momentum and inspired young people around the world to join her in demanding climate action.

The fine, although relatively small, raises questions about the balance between activism and adherence to pandemic-related regulations.

Thunberg’s commitment to the climate cause has often put her at odds with political authorities, but she remains resolute in her mission to compel governments to tackle the climate crisis.

 

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Amazon Prime’s ‘The Boys’ Season 4 will explore contemporary political polarisation

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Show creator Eric Kripke hints at a narrative that will not shy away from uncomfortable truths, promising a season that challenges viewers to confront their own beliefs and biases.

Known for its bold satire and unflinching critique of societal issues, the series seems poised to dissect the current climate of division with its trademark blend of dark humour and gritty realism, as reported by Reuters.

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Tesla shareholders approve historic $56B Elon Musk pay package

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Tesla shareholders have voted to approve Elon Musk’s unprecedented $56 billion compensation package, underscoring their confidence in his leadership and vision for the electric car company.

The package, which is tied to ambitious performance targets, includes a mix of stock options and bonuses contingent upon Tesla’s financial and operational milestones over the next decade.

As reported by Reuters, the approval underscores the support that Musk enjoys from Tesla’s retail investor base, many of whom are vocal fans of the mercurial billionaire.

The proposal passed despite opposition from some large institutional investors and proxy firms.

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The secret aspect of exercise and trauma release

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Recent studies have shed new light on the profound impact sedentary behavior is having on mental health.

A meta-analysis revealed a strong correlation between increased sitting time and higher rates of depression.

Now, many experts believe that movement and exercise are not only beneficial for mental health but also play a crucial role in trauma release.

Jenni Crumpton Ross, the President and CEO of Kula for Karma joins Veronica Dudo to discuss.

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