Green politics

Controversial Reactions Around the World Following a Speech by Greta Thunberg

Controversial reactions around the world following a speech by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to the UN.

The eco-activist delivered an extremely emotional speech at the forum, accusing world leaders of being inactive against climate change and damaging the future of young people.

Far-Right Candidate Concedes Defeat in Austria's Presidential Election

Norbert Hofer the candidate of Austria's Freedom Party, is set to lose the presidential election rerun that is being held on Sunday, exit polls show.

His opponent Alexander Van der Bellen, a former head of the Green party, is leading, according to estimates cited by daily newspaper Die Presse.

Austria's Presidential Vote 'Too Close to Call'

The two candidates in Austria's presidential elections are running neck and neck in the second round of the vote held on Sunday.

Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) candidate Norbert Hofer and former Green Party leader Alexander van der Bellen are both supported by around 50% of voters, according to a public TV projection cited by daily Der Standard.