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Top EU Official Blasts Trump’s Plan to Invite Russia to G7 Meeting 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump has reportedly been complaining up a storm about having to represent the United States at this week’s meeting of the G7 in Biarritz, France. It’s hard to blame him, really. He hates it when he can’t sleep in his own bed or at one of his own resorts. Plus the Europeans don’t […]
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Jay Inslee Wants to Pay Farmers to Pull Carbon from the Atmosphere 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
True to his fixation on battling climate change, today Washington governor and Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a rural policy platform centered on encouraging farmers to pull carbon from the atmosphere and trap it in soil.  For decades, United States farm policy has pushed farmers in the nation’s Midwestern states to maximize production of […]
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Opinion: Foolish president! Carmakers are smart to ignore Trump's auto emissions rollback 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The clean-car standard is one of the federal government's most important environmental and public health policies.

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Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change 18.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem.
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Labor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New Deal 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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Jobs, the Environment, and a Planet in Crisis 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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Op-Ed: Why Big Oil fears being put on trial for climate change 12.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

State courts paved the way for making Big Tobacco pay billions in damages. They could do the same to oil companies that misled the public about the climate threat.

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To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, U.N. says 8.8.2019 LA Times: Science

The land beneath our feet can be a powerful tool for combating global warming, but only if it's used wisely. A new U.N. report considers the options.

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Sailing to America: Teen to bring her climate activism to U.S. 30.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager whose social media-savvy brand of eco-activism has inspired tens of thousands of students in Europe to skip classes and protest for faster action against climate change, said that she plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.
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Is this still the best place to be a puffin? 28.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Isle of May is the largest puffin colony on the east coast of Britain.
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Climate Change Is Killing US Soldiers 27.7.2019 Mother Jones
Rising temperatures due to climate change are melting ice caps, raising sea levels, and increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. They’re also killing US soldiers. At least 17 soldiers died from heat-related illnesses in the decade between 2008 and 2018, a joint investigation between Inside Climate News and NBC News found. An […]
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It's So Hot in Europe's Heat Wave, Countries are Painting Railroad Tracks White So They Don't Melt 26.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The paint can reduce the temperature up to 50 Fahrenheit (10 Celsius).
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Editorial: Even car companies aren't going along with Trump's rollback of mileage and emissions standards 26.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump may be hellbent on rolling back the nation's fight against climate change, but he's increasingly going it alone.

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Small towns fear they are unprepared for future climate-driven flooding 25.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The central U.S. just experienced the most widespread river flooding ever recorded there. Flood defenses in major cities largely performed well, but many smaller communities were simply overwhelmed.
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The Great Reckoning 25.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
From a vantage point in the not-too-distant future Andrew J. Bacevich looks back on 2019 as a year when, in retrospect, it was clear the United States had  passed a point of no return. By Andrew J. Bacevich TomDispatch.com [Editorial note:…Read more →
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GOP senators wanted to stop climate change training for weathercasters. It backfired 24.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The National Science Foundation has rebuffed GOP senators and affirmed the work of Climate Central, an educational group that trains weather forecasters in the science of climate change.

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The USDA Didn’t Publish Its Plan to Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change. Here’s Where They Need it the Most. 24.7.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration’s department of agriculture has apparently settled on its strategy for preparing the food system for an uncertain future: ignore climate change.  This wasn’t always the agency’s tactic. Back in 2017, as Politico’s Helena Bottemiller Evich recently reported, the USDA was set to release a big plan on how to “help the agriculture industry […]
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UK weather: Temperatures to rise after thunder storms 24.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Forecasters say the UK could experience record-breaking heat before the end of the week.
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As Costs of Climate Crisis Grow, Protest Movement Escalates 20.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Long term campaigns to decarbonize the economy and demand emergency climate policies are getting stronger, write Kevin Zeese and  Margaret Flowers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers PopularResistance.org The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult…Read more →
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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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