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Beatrice Tridimas

Digital Producer

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Beatrice Tridimas is a digital producer and journalist at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in London. Bea covers climate change, the impact of technology on society and inclusive economies.

July 28, 2023

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg joined other activists in London in late July in a protest to demand that the UK government reject the Rosebank oil field in the North Sea.

In a statement, the young Swede asked how the British government could consider new drilling "when we can see what the burning of fossil fuels is doing to the climate and to people".

July 24, 2023

OpenAI chief executive Sam Altman on Monday launched Worldcoin, a cryptocurrency project that distributes a crypto token, the WLD, to people "just for being a unique individual".

By issuing crypto tokens in return for biometric data, the project aims to work both as a global universal basic income and an authentication system to distinguish between humans and robots.

April 20, 2023

More than 200 fashion designers will showcase digital collections designed with the help of AI tools and modelled by avatars at the world's first AI Fashion Week in New York on Thursday.

The two-day event, hosted by AI creative agency Maison Meta, will give three winners a deal to produce their designs on the condition they be "physically" manufactured.

April 04, 2023

Recruiting fellow yoga teachers in Britain to join a union is not easy for Hayley Johns, but for help, she has turned to an unlikely source: sex workers.

Despite facing criminalisation for working under the same roof and having to deal with strip club managers that rip up union fliers, sex workers have built a labour movement through working within communities and fighting individual cases.

February 10, 2023

The European Commission has recommended to European Union (EU) states that the bloc should coordinate a withdrawal from a controversial international energy treaty over climate concerns.

Since the late 1990s, the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) has allowed firms and investors to sue governments whose plans to cut emissions from fossil fuels could hurt corporate profits.

January 31, 2023

The arrest of internet influencer Andrew Tate on suspicion of human trafficking brought his extreme online misogyny and hate speech into the spotlight, with debate swirling around whether lawmakers and social media platforms did enough to stop its spread.

The former kickboxer, who amassed millions of followers on social media, was detained last month and is being investigated by a Romanian anti-crime unit for allegedly forming an organised crime ring to sexually exploit women.

October 18, 2022

Online sex worker Martha blames Britain's cost-of-living crisis for her dwindling earnings - partly due to increased competition as soaring household bills push more women to sell sex.

"People are offering more for less because they're desperate for money," Martha, 29, who asked to use a pseudonym to protect her identity, told Context.