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#PrayForAmazonia goes viral as Twitter users call attention to ‘international emergency’ of fires devastating Brazil’s rainforest 20.8.2019 Raw Story
“The Amazon rainforest has been burning for three weeks! We are on the verge of losing it completely if the fire isn’t put out. The loss of trees, the loss of biodiversity is what is accelerating climate change.” The hashtag #PrayForAmazonia went viral on Tuesday as social media users attempted to draw the world’s attention to the […]
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Censorship! AOC-Aligned Climate Group Wants 'Deniers' Squashed in News Stories 20.8.2019 NewsBusters
On Monday night, national radio host Mark Levin read from a frightening article by Tyler O'Neil at PJ Media headlined "AOC-Aligned Climate Group Demands Media Silence 'Climate Deniers'." A group called The Climate Mobilization which advocates for a dramatic "World War II-scale" takeover of the economy to fight global warming, condemned the media for pursuing "objectivity" by giving air time to "climate ...
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Wealthy nations won’t be spared economic climate impacts, new study finds 20.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Failing to adequately address climate change could do significant damage to the U.S. economy and to global markets by the end of the century, new research out this week shows. The study, published in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) on Monday, is not the first to highlight the dramatic economic cost of allowing […]
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ABC Indulges Stacey Abrams’s Far-Out Election Conspiracy Theories 19.8.2019 NewsBusters
During an interview with failed 2018 Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, ABC reporter Linsey Davis tossed a series of softball questions at the Democratic media darling. Davis completely indulged Abrams’s conspiracy theories about voter suppression, failed to push back on her claim that “we won,” and teed her up to call President Trump a ...
Tourist Couple Faces Six Years in Prison for Stealing Sand From Beach in Sardinia 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The pair, from France, was discovered with14 plastic bottles filled with white beach sand in their trunk. They claimed they didn't know it was illegal to take sand from Sardinia's beaches.
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Profits for shareholders can't be companies' main goal, top CEOs say 19.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Companies should "protect the environment," treat workers with respect and deliver long-term profits for shareholders, the Business Roundtable said.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Blasted as Climate Change Hypocrites After Taking Two Private Jets in One Week 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The flights would have generated seven times more carbon emissions per person than a standard commercial flight.
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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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How much hotter are the oceans? The answer begins with a bucket 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Scientists need to track the history of sea temperatures precisely to model climate change. A newly discovered clue in measurements taken by sailors in the 1930s could have far-reaching implications.
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Study finds invasive insects are a big contributor to climate change 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Invasive insects like the gypsy moth and emerald ash borer — which are steadily marching across Minnesota and the rest of the country, feasting on trees and ultimately killing them — are also contributing to climate change, according to a newly released study.
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Vomiting Black Vultures Take Over Couple's Florida Vacation Home: 'Smells Like a Thousand Rotting Corpses' 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Blood was everywhere. It was a vile, vicious, traumatic event," says one neighbor recounting the flock that had descended on her home in West Palm Beach.
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Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade farewell to what once was a glacier.
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CNN Touts Teenage Global Warming Alarmist 18.8.2019 NewsBusters
On New Day Sunday, CNN promoted global warming activist Greta Thunberg as the climate alarmist prepared for a publicity stunt to precede her appearance at the United Nations climate summit, The Swedish teen made a name for herself among the left in a speech last year railing against adults for not doing more to stop global warming, which was highlighted by CNN at the ...
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New York Times Laments Enviros As Movie Villains, Wants More Climate Lectures 18.8.2019 NewsBusters
The New York Times’s Cara Buckley (“a culture reporter who covers bias and equity in Hollywood”), complained Hollywood wasn’t embedding enough climate change messaging in their blockbuster movies in Saturday’s “Hollywood Sells Doom, Not Hope On Climate -- Critics say villains and dystopias obscure crisis-alleviating actions.” One suspects that the complaint that in some films “environmentalist are criminals” is the true concern: Perhaps Buckley and company are just annoyed that left-wing environmentalists sometimes feature as ...
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‘Only you know if we did it’: Scientists write dire letter to the future about climate change 18.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Scientists are gathering in Iceland Sunday to memorialize Okjökull — the country’s first glacier to be destroyed by global warming. Okjökull, nicknamed Ok, lost its status as a glacier 2014. The monument being unveiled at the “funeral” is inscribed with an ominous warning, titled “A letter to the future.” “Ok is the first Icelandic glacier […]
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Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change 18.8.2019 Raw Story
Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate. A bronze plaque will be unveiled in a ceremony starting around 1400 GMT to mark Okjokull — which translates to “Ok glacier” — in the […]
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Op-Ed: I'm sorry, by Donald Trump 18.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

If you think President Trump doesn't apologize, think again.

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Elie Mystal Gets Serious About Greenland ... But Not How You Think 18.8.2019 Crooks Liars
Last week it was reported that Donald Trump asked if it was possible for the United States to buy Greenland . No, this was not an article by The Onion. The Danish government was not keen on the idea, basically telling the world that Greenland was not for sale. MSNBC had a panel on to discuss this issue and it went off track in a great way -- segueing a great suggestion for the Danish government to actually bring Trump into a discussion on climate change. REINES: People who need the United States, whether it's NATO or just for the sake of structure and stability. And then there are people who benefit from our chaos. This is not the 100-yard dash. Putin does not need to beat Trump... he just needs to trip Trump out of the gate. That's much easier. And as much as we joke about it, that's what we're seeing, the notion of chaos, which Trump thinks helps him domestically and I could probably make an argument that it does, it does not help the United States internationally. He's also aware that ...
“Why setting a climate deadline is dangerous” 17.8.2019 The Moderate Voice

The August 2019 issue of Nature Climate Change features a commentary titled Why setting a climate deadline is dangerous. Here is an excerpt: “The imagery of deadlines and countdown clocks offers an illusory cliff-edge after which the world heads inevitably to its imminent demise. It promulgates the imaginary of extinction and the collapse of civilization. […]

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There Won't Be a Mar-a-Nuuk, But Owning Greenland Isn't a Silly Idea 17.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The president is allegedly interested in Greenland because of the world's largest island's strategic location and its wealth of untapped natural resources.
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