Companies on 'strike' for the climate: action or advertising?

"Strike for climate action" is the watchword coming not from the shop steward but the C-suite as many companies publicise their support for Friday's mobilisation, but positioning to capture consumers that isn't translated ...

Why companies should let their workers join the climate strike

Multinational ice cream company Ben & Jerry's will close its Australian stores for this month's global climate strike and pay staff to attend the protest, amid a growing realization in the business community that planetary ...

Lightning 'superbolts' form over oceans from November to February

The lightning season in the Southeastern U.S. is almost finished for this year, but the peak season for the most powerful strokes of lightning won't begin until November, according to a newly published global survey of these ...

Tornado hits Luxembourg, injuring 19, damages 100 homes

A rare tornado injured 19 people, two of them severely, in Luxembourg, while 15 soccer players were injured by a lightning strike in southern Germany as unseasonal storms hit northern Europe late Friday.

Amazon staff stage strikes in Germany on big sale day

Amazon employees went on strike at seven locations in Germany on Monday, demanding better wages as the US online retail giant launched its two-day global shopping discount extravaganza called Prime Day.

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