Greece

LGBTQ pride celebrations

Greece bans LGBTQ conversion therapy

Psychologists or other health professionals now will need a person’s explicit consent to perform such treatment and face fines and a prison term if they violate the law.

Athens Greece

Athens is tackling urban air pollution and heat stress with ā€œpocket parksā€

In an effort to curb air pollution from vehicles ā€” which are responsible for 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions ā€” the city is now closing traffic lanes and transforming them into bicycle paths, pedestrian walks, and small areas of greenery. It is also renovating fountains which can lower temperatures and improve air quality,

Greek columns

Sophocles completes the Oedipus trilogy of tragic plays

SophoclesĀ of KolƅĀnos (c. 496 – c. 406 BCE) was one of the most famous and celebrated writers of tragedy plays in ancientĀ GreeceĀ and his surviving works, written throughout the 5th century BCE, include such classics asĀ Oedipus the King,Ā Antigone,Ā andĀ Women of Trachis.

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