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Last updated: Jun 27 2017 15:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Op-ed: Why it matters that you ‘believe in’ climate change 27.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A surprising 7 percent of adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. (I am not making this up.) An acknowledged 6 percent of adults believe the Apollo moon landings were a hoax. A shocking one third of people who have heard of the Holocaust believe it was a hoax or at least exaggerated. Most disturbingly, 55 percent of Utahns and 52 percent of Americans believe either that climate change is a hoax or that humans do not meaningfully contribute to it. NASA is among those reporting... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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As coral reefs wither amid climate change, so will the Florida Keys’ economy 26.6.2017 Washington Post
While the debate over climate change is often framed as pitting jobs against the need to protect the planet, the devastation of the Florida Reef Tract due to the warming sea is a stark example of how rising temperatures threaten existing economies.
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Bloomberg to launch $17M contest for US cities 26.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

NEW YORK (AP) — Eager to help local leaders bypass Washington, New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s foundation is putting up more than $17 million for a new contest that encourages the nation’s mayors to address critical issues themselves. The new effort, to be announced publicly on Monday, comes as local leaders are increasingly concerned about […]
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Bloomberg to launch $17M contest for US cities 26.6.2017 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eager to help local leaders bypass Washington, New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg&apos;s foundation is putting up more than $17 million for a new contest that encourages the nation&apos;s mayors to address critical issues themselves....
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Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts 24.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 303-mile pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas across West Virginia and Virginia would have “significant” impacts on forests but other adverse effects would be limited, federal regulators said Friday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s final environmental impact statement is largely favorable for developers of the $3.5 billion Mountain Valley […]
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This week made it clear: Climate change is a threat to our infrastructure 24.6.2017 Washington Post
This week made it clear: Climate change is a threat to our infrastructure
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The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets 23.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets
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The Energy 202: Trump takes on wind energy, talks solar-powered border wall in Iowa speech 22.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
There were several misleading claims at the president's rally.
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Warming temperatures could result in extinction of sea turtles 22.6.2017 New Kerala: Technology
Warming temperatures could result in extinction of sea turtles
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Debate heats up over teaching climate change in US schools 20.6.2017 AP National
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The struggle over what American students learn about global warming is heating up as conservative lawmakers, climate change doubters and others attempt to push rejected or debunked theories into the classroom....
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Debate heats up over teaching climate change in US schools 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The struggle over what American students learn about global warming is heating up as conservative lawmakers, climate change doubters and others attempt to push rejected or debunked theories into the classroom. An overwhelming majority of climate scientists say manmade emissions drive global warming, but there’s no such consensus among educators over […]
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Sean Spicer's off-camera, no-audio press briefing, annotated 20.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Unless you were in the room, you could not watch or even listen to the Q&A. So, we're offering the next best thing.
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The Daily 202: Most Republicans in the Georgia special election are willing to give Trumpcare a chance 20.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Polls don’t tell the full story
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AP poll: Few agree with Trump move to ditch Paris accord 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds that less than a third of Americans support President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, with just 18 percent of respondents agreeing with his claim that pulling out of the international agreement to reduce carbon emissions will help the U.S. economy. The survey conducted […]
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Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming, energy chief says 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Asked on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” whether carbon emissions are primarily responsible for climate change, Perry said no, adding that “most likely the primary control knob is the ocean waters and this environment that we live in.” Perry’s view is contr...
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Rick Perry denies that humans are the main cause of climate change 19.6.2017 Washington Post
The energy secretary said "the ocean waters and this environment that we live in" control the climate.
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Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming 19.6.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency....
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Trump's FBI Nominee Christopher Wray Weighed in on the ExxonMobil Climate Change Investigations 19.6.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Christopher Wray, President Trump's nominee for FBI director, advised corporate clients on how to avoid "being in the crosshairs" of law enforcement at a 2015 legal forum where investigations by state attorneys general into whether ExxonMobil misled investors and the public about climate change were a topline issue.  Wray's law firm later pitched clients on its ability to help corporations "vigorously contest" such investigations in response to the 2016 launch of a coalition of 17 state attorneys general aimed at pursuing similar legal efforts around climate change. The firm's clients have included ExxonMobil and other powerful fossil fuel interests.  First, some quick background on the issues at play, followed by some details on the involvement of Wray and his law firm. Wray Once Led Federal Corporate Fraud Investigations, but Then He Switched Sides President Trump described his new nominee for FBI director as "a man of impeccable credentials" in a tweet . Wray's credentials include a 2003-2005 stint as ...
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The last expedition of similar scale in Qinghai-Tibet plateau was conducted in the 1970s
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China begins scientific expedition to Tibet, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor 18.6.2017 World – The Indian Express
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