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Democratic National Committee Rejects Call for Official Climate Debate 23.8.2019 Mother Jones
The Democratic National Committee on Thursday voted not to hold an official debate dedicated to discussing global warming, once again rejecting a longstanding demand from activists who argue that the climate crisis has gotten short shrift during the presidential primary campaign. But the DNC’s resolutions committee also voted to advance a measure that—if approved Saturday—would […]
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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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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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Greta Thunberg Teams Up With The 1975 For New Song on Climate Change 25.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The song features the activist reciting an essay over ambient music, urging listeners to join a popular rebellion against climate change.
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I am 15. I'd Rather Have a Criminal Record Than Be Complicit in Climate Change | Opinion 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
I'm blocking your commute so that my generation has jobs to go to and a planet to live on.
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Lots of Activists Are Really Not Happy that Tom Steyer Has Entered the 2020 Race 15.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Billionaire activist Tom Steyer announced his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, promising a populist campaign that harnesses his years of work fighting the fossil fuel industry and advocating for climate action. Yet his decision to enter the race—after […]
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Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders Are Going to Introduce a Climate Emergency Resolution in Congress 9.7.2019 Mother Jones
On Tuesday, Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in the House, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Senate, will introduce a resolution asserting there is a climate emergency and demanding a wide-reaching mobilization to prepare for the consequences of climate change. They want to “restore the climate for future generations.” “The global […]
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Nearly Every Democratic Presidential Candidate Is Now Backing a Debate on Climate Change 3.7.2019 Mother Jones
Eighteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates have gone on record in favor of holding a debate devoted to climate change policy. In the past two days, three more candidates—including Kamala Harris—have told Mother Jones that they support a climate debate, raising the stakes for the Democratic National Committee, which has so far resisted allowing […]
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The Democrats May Have a Climate Debate After All 2.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Democratic National Committee is considering a pair of resolutions on whether to host a debate of some kind devoted exclusively to climate change,  amid mounting pressure from activists who want a spotlight put on the issue.  At an executive committee gathering […]
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The Democratic Hopefuls Have Endorsed the Green New Deal. So Why The Silence? 29.6.2019 Mother Jones
For 60 hours this week, dozens of young activists occupied the front steps of the Democratic National Committee headquarters, bearing the extreme heat and humidity of D.C. summers, the mosquitoes, and some rain to camp out in sleeping bags. They were 1,000 miles away from Kamala Harris, standing on the debate stage in Miami, when […]
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Activists Outside the 2020 Debate Are Demanding That Climate Change Take Center Stage 28.6.2019 Mother Jones
Just a few hours before the second round of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are set to face off, dozens of local activists in Miami, Florida held an “Underwater Climate Rally,” calling for more discussion about climate change at the second Democratic debate. A coalition of local environmental groups organized the march to the Arsht Center […]
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Where Is Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan? 28.6.2019 Mother Jones
When the Sunrise Movement held the last stop on its Green New Deal tour in Washington, DC in May, Bernie Sanders was the understated star act. A crowd of 1,500 people at Howard University gave the 2020 candidate a standing ovation even before he began his stump speech about the climate crisis. The Vermont Senator’s […]
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When climate strikers hit home 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
When your kids take to the streets to protest the lack of action on climate change, it can be a teachable moment for all.
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Radiohead Get Hacked for Ransom, Release All Stolen Material to Donate to Climate Change Protests 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"For £18 you can find out if we should have paid that ransom," the legendary band posted online after an unknown hacker demanded £150,000 to keep the music unreleased.
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Fact check: No sign of Trump-Mexico deal on farm goods 10.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The president tweeted that he had won the agreement to benefit America's "great patriot farmers," and that U.S. sales would begin "immediately." There isn't any sign of that happening, however. Mexican officials denied that anything on agriculture was included in the deal on border security reached Friday to avert Trump's threatened tariffs.
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Huge Cruise Ship Stuck in Port After Climate Protesters in Small Boats Block Vessel's Exit: 'Cruises Kill Climate' 10.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The group, calling itself Smash Cruises**t, released a statement condemning the "catastrophic local and global consequences of cruises."
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Emma Thompson left comedy after being called a ‘man hater.’ But she never stopped making trouble 6.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

If you want to understand why the number of female directors, cinematographers, studio heads and screenwriters remains so maddeningly low, all you have to do is ask the only woman — and the only person — who has won Oscars for acting and screenwriting.

Men, says Emma Thompson, have a huge motorway...

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The petroleum paradox 6.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Transforming our global energy systems requires some systems thinking — and maybe some cognitive dissonance.
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Is it our constitutional right to live in a world safe from climate change? 3.6.2019 LA Times: Science

Growing up in Fairbanks, Alaska, Nathan Baring has seen the signs of a warming world all around him. The winters have begun to lose their infamous chill. Thawing permafrost is shifting the ground beneath his feet. And some years, there isn’t even enough snow to ski.

“If you have eyes and you walk...

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A Gustavus student is suing Trump over climate change 31.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Nathan Barring, a 19-year-old Minnesota college student, is a plaintiff in the landmark Juliana v. United States climate change lawsuit. Oral arguments are set for Tuesday in a federal appeals court.
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