Greta Thunberg has encouraged children to skip lessons to protest about climate change by joining her at a “school strike” in Bristol this Friday. The 17-year-old Swede, who is on a gap year in which she has met world leaders and sailed across the Atlantic instead of flying, is expected to draw thousands of children to the event. She wrote on Twitter: “Heading for the UK! This Friday, the 28th, I’m looking forward to joining the school strike in Bristol! We meet up at College Green 11am! See you there!”
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BP’S rig operator will today ask Scottish courts to jail Greenpeace’s boss and punish the campaigning group with huge fines. The offshore drilling contractor Transocean is taking legal action against the environmental campaigning group after activists blocked a BP rig from drilling new oil wells in the North Sea for 12 days last summer.
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