User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Climate change
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Weather Channel documents struggles of climate refugees in the U.S. 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week on Climate Cast we're talking about increases. There's been a surge in climate refugees on the United States' coasts as water levels rise. A boom in tick population as winters warm. And, on a lighter note, an increase of clean energy jobs in the Midwest.
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“Aerial Art Action” Demands End to Planned Oil Drilling in Portugal 16.8.2018 Truthout.com
Hundreds participated in a work of live art to protest the Portuguese government's recent pro-fossil fuel actions.

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Wisconsin reservation offers a climate success story and a warning 15.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is causing more severe flooding around the country, and a disproportionate number of Native American communities are on the front lines.
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How Trump’s War on Regulation Is Trickle-Down Economics 14.8.2018 American Prospect
trickle-downers.jpg When Trump’s not blaming foreigners for everything that ails America, he’s blaming regulations. Last week, he even blamed regulations for the wildfires now ravaging California. They’re “made so much worse,” he  tweeted , “by the bad environmental laws which aren’t allowing massive amount[s] of readily available water to be properly utilized.” I have news for Trump. California’s tough environmental laws are among America’s (and the world’s) last bulwarks against climate change. And it’s climate change—not regulation—that’s wreaking havoc across California as well as much of the rest of the world.   Oh, and Californians are using water very carefully. Yet Trump is pushing in the opposite direction. He’s now proposing to let cars pollute more and to strip California of its right to set higher air-quality rules . It’s not just the environment. Trump is also gutting regulations that protect consumers, workers, investors, students, and children. The Trump regime is now contemplating a ...
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Learning a life lesson from Arctic explorer Will Steger 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A failure this summer reminded legendary explorer Will Steger of the power of the human mind and the resilience of the human spirit.
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Climate One: Wall Street and Climate Change 13.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Host Greg Dalton interviews three experts on the ways corporations, and their shareholders, can make an impact on climate change and environmental sustainability.
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Rescuing Science From Democrat Naïveté 13.8.2018 The Moderate Voice

The New York Times has been caught spreading a falsehood and should apologize for doing so. The falsehood is in a NYT article titled Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change. According to the title of that NYT article, Mankind almost stopped planet Earth from wobbling on its axis. According to the title […]

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Climate Cast Special: Capitalism, communication and carbon-free energy 10.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
During this hour-long Climate Cast special, MPR Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner will talk to experts about "climate capitalism," the best words to use when talking climate and where Minnesota is at when it comes to emissions goals.
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The Coming Thunder of the Climate Change Voter 9.8.2018 Truthout.com
A newly motivated bloc of climate voters will have their say in November.

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Report: Energy efficiency, renewables create nearly 60,000 Minnesota jobs 9.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A report analyzing jobs in the Midwest's energy efficiency, renewable energy and related sectors found job growth was particularly strong in Minnesota.
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'Green News Report' - August 7, 2018 7.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Northern California wildfire now largest in state history; Toxic algae blooms wreaking havoc in Florida; Europe's heat wave has made Sweden shorter, endangered nuclear plant operations; PLUS: North Carolina jury awards nearly half a billion dollars in damages against hog farms... All that and more in ...
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Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Experts, existing research and a recent study make it clear that biomass energy production is not carbon neutral.

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West Hollywood City Council Approves Proposal To Permanently Remove Trump's Star 7.8.2018 Crooks Liars
The council cited vandalism concerns as well as Trump's atrocious record on immigration, women's rights, climate change, and the rest, as reasons for removal. If it's true that Chamber of Commerce would have final say that doesn't bode well for removal. They've never removed a star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame before. We shall see, Source: ABC News The city of West Hollywood approved a proposal to remove President Donald Trump's star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, citing recent costly vandalism and recent demonstrations around the star. West Hollywood’s five-member city council passed the measure unanimously on Monday evening, allowing it to move forward with a request to remove the star, which has been vandalized several times since Trump took office last year. It now plans to send a formal letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for consideration. The Chamber of Commerce would have the final say in removing the ...
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Climate change threatens Midwest's wild rice, a staple for Native Americans 7.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.
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Fueled by Pollution and Unsound Policies, Toxic Algae Overtakes Florida Beaches 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has played a role in weakening regulations that protect water.

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Trump Administration and California Will Collide Over Vehicle Emissions Rules 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration plans to revoke California’s authority to set more stringent rules.

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As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Fire science funding has been eroding for more than a decade.

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Battle for Water Rights Heats Up in El Salvador 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Social movements fear politicians backed by big business are about to privatize El Salvador's already scarce water.

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A Perfect Storm Of Factors Is Making Wildfires Bigger And More Expensive To Control 5.8.2018 Crooks Liars
A Perfect Storm Of Factors Is Making Wildfires Bigger And More Expensive To Control
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KochPAC Rarely Gives Money to US House Democrats…Except to These Four 4.8.2018 Truthout.com
These Koch-backed Democrats include those who oppose environmental regulation and deny climate change.

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