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Category: Greenhouse Gases
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Oregon Republican Threatens State Troopers Over Climate Change Bill: 'Send Bachelors and Come Heavily Armed' 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I have been in political coup attempts. I have been held hostage overseas. I have been jailed politically overseas," Oregon state senator Brian Boquist.
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Trump’s Plan to Save Coal Country Will Actually Hurt It 20.6.2019 Truthout.com
Coal country could fall further behind as other regions embrace the renewable energies of the future.
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Greenland Will Be Ice-free by the Year 3000 If We Don't Reduce Emissions, Scientists Warn 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers ran hundreds of simulations for different climate scenarios to see how the ice will respond in the coming centuries.
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Trump Administration Finalizes Energy Rule That Could Cause 1,400 Premature Deaths 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Donald Trump's undying loyalty to coal CEOs is literally killing Americans. Today's action provides yet another egregious giveaway to corporate polluters and fossil fuels," said 2020 candidate Jay Inslee.
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Trump’s Bureau of Land Management Is Being Sued Again Over Climate Impacts 19.6.2019 Truthout.com
It’s the second lawsuit the agency has faced over its approval of oil and gas leases on public lands in recent years.
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Trump moves to weaken Obama climate policy, bolster coal industry 19.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled its final plan to rewrite a major Obama-era climate change policy, replacing proposed regulations that cracked down on coal-burning power plants with a weaker alternative.

The administration’s plan would gut the Clean Power Plan, a sweeping climate...

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Why tiny microbes may be a big factor in how climate change unfolds 18.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Climate change is about big things: melting ice sheets, rising seas, the feverish temperature of the planet.

But scientists say it’s also about little things — namely, microbes.

Everywhere you look on Earth, you’ll find these single-celled organisms making a living. And in the process, they produce...

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We Risk the Fate of Humanity by Ignoring How Important Microbes Are to Climate Change, Scientists Warn 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The microscopic life forms live everywhere on Earth, from our digestive systems to the air and the Earth's subsurface.
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Going 'zero carbon' is all the rage. But will it slow climate change? 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Cities, states, businesses and electric utilities are setting ambitious goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But it's not clear exactly how they'll do that or whether it will actually work.
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L.A.’s slow buses are becoming climate liabilities 18.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In the movie “Speed,” the inconceivable happens: Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves operate a bus during morning rush hour in Los Angeles maintaining a minimum speed of 50 mph. If this feat was implausible when the movie was released 25 years ago, it would be just about impossible today.

Average bus...

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Oregon is poised to pass cap-and-trade climate policy, joining California 18.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.

Supporters call it the United States’ most progressive climate policy, saying it not only cuts emissions...

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Climate Deniers Beware: A Tsunami of Public Opinion is Coming to Wipe You Out | Opinion 17.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Younger Americans are not just concerned about climate change; they are angry. Just wait and see what happens as more of them get the vote.
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How Unions and Climate Organizers Learned to Work Together in New York 17.6.2019 Truthout.com
A bill in the works since 2016 has brought together climate activists and unions for radical climate action in New York.
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The family-of-four living off grid 17.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Two former vets from Essex and their children are showing others how it is possible to live self-sufficiently.
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EU leaders face pressure to deliver on climate change 17.6.2019 BBC: World
The Greens' election success reshapes the agenda as EU leaders decide the bloc's priorities.
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Trump Administration Official Repeatedly Consulted with Climate Change Deniers on Climate Policy 15.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It's the equivalent to formulating anti-terrorism policy by consulting with groups that deny terrorism exists," Nisbet told the AP.
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California lawmakers are turning cap-and-trade into the slush fund critics long feared 14.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For years, critics of California’s cap-and-trade program have lambasted it as a government slush fund. They say that politicians are able to dip into it to fund their pet projects or raid it to fill the shortfall of the moment — as long as they can assert a mildly credible connection between the...

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Don’t like Newsom’s state budget? Blame California Republicans 13.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

These are some highlights — lowlights? — of a new state budget crafted by Gov. Gavin Newsom and the heavily Democratic Legislature:

— Government health insurance for young adult immigrants living here illegally.

— A $1.7-billion income tax increase to finance a wealth redistribution program called...

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Fishing for crabs in Brazil's mangrove forests 13.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Photographer Nacho Doce documents the changing landscape of Brazil's mangrove forests.
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Here’s how city dwellers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

It’s no secret that city folk like to eat, shop and travel. But all that consumption adds up to a hefty climate bill.

On the flip side, that means urbanites have a lot of power to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. By changing their diets, their purchasing habits and how they get around, city dwellers...

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