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Climate change

When your bullies become right-wing reactionaries

in Opinion/Philosophies/Society
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Suddenly, it all makes sense.

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Climate change and what you can do

in Glocal/Leipzig tips/Lifestyle
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Climate change is a global issue but we can do something as an individual to battle it, too. Find out the most effective steps you can take towards a better future.

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Teenagers chain themselves to Leipzig City Hall

in Action/Community/Politics
Teenagers with Extinction Rebellion Youth chain themselves to Leipzig City Hall
Teenagers from Extinction Rebellion Youth locked themselves to Leipzig City Hall gate demanding a response from politicians. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro / LeipGlo)

LeipGlo went to the scene and got the scoop on the first demonstration by Extinction Rebellion Youth in Leipzig and Germany.

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Germany and the heatwave from hell

in Community/Leipzig/Society
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It doesn’t really feel as if we’d have to brace future generations for a return of the glaciers any time soon. The terrible heat – die schreckliche Hitze – has us all in its clutches. And it’s only getting scarier.

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It’s Getting Hot in Here

in History/Lifestyle
OVERCROWDED PUBLIC BATHS – LEIPZIG IS EXPERIENCING ONE OF THE HOTTEST JULYS IN ITS HISTORY

With climate records being handed down from his father, Harald claims to have proof of global warming in Saxony: “You may have lived in Leipzig in 2012 and 2013, remembering that temperatures occasionally dropped to -25°C – these were outliers. The overall trend is going in one direction only. As opposed to my father, I won’t be able to tell my kids stories of snow reaching up to the top of the fences.”

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#Haiku of the day (April 22)

in Arts/Philosophies
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Daily haiku: Climate – It no longer snows/ Cyclones hit where they shouldn’t/ My city submerged

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