Climate activist Greta Thunberg to feature on Swedish stamps – Times of India

STOCKHOLM: Climate activist Greta Thunberg is to feature on a set of stamps issued by Sweden’s postal service. She will join a hall of fame of Swedish personalities, from Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Greta Garbo, who have been depicted on the country’s postage stamps. The stamps go on sale from PostNord on Thursday and show Thunberg … Read more Climate activist Greta Thunberg to feature on Swedish stamps – Times of India

Nobel Prize Chemistry 2020: Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A Doudna Win for Breakthrough Discovery in Genome Editing

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing. It was a significant moment as the two women took the award in a category which is mostly dominated by men. BREAKING NEWS: The … Read more Nobel Prize Chemistry 2020: Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A Doudna Win for Breakthrough Discovery in Genome Editing

Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests make a return – Times of India

STOCKHOLM: Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg is back. She joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish Parliament on Friday to kick off a day of socially distanced global climate protests. “The main hope is, as always, to try to have an impact on the level of awareness and public opinion so that people will start becoming … Read more Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests make a return – Times of India

Sweden’s footballers forgo wages to help women’s team | Football News – Times of India

STOCKHOLM: The Swedish men’s football squad said Friday they would play the remainder of their matches this year without pay in order to support the women’s national team’s demand for equal pay. Given the Swedish Football Association‘s strained financial situation, the men’s national squad “will forgo all financial compensation for their autumn matches…to make it … Read more Sweden’s footballers forgo wages to help women’s team | Football News – Times of India

Greta Thunberg donates million-euro rights prize to green groups – Times of India

STOCKHOLM: Climate activist Greta Thunberg was on Monday awarded a Portuguese rights award and promptly pledged the million-euro prize to groups working to protect the environment and halt climate change. “That is more money than I can begin to imagine, but all the prize money will be donated, through my foundation, to different organisations and … Read more Greta Thunberg donates million-euro rights prize to green groups – Times of India