User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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Shark Fishing Tournaments Devalue Ocean Wildlife and Harm Conservation 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
Fishing sharks for prize money shows disrespect for nature and further endangers our marine ecosystem.

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Judge Rules Against Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
TransCanada must wait until the full environmental review is complete, according to the ruling.

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Swept Up in France’s Yellow Vest Protests 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
The movement in France is more like Occupy than it is the Tea Party.

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Carbon Emissions Will Reach a Record High of 37 Billion Tons in 2018 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
Strong growth in emissions from the use of fossil fuels suggests CO2 emissions are likely to increase further in 2019.

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How a shorter sea ice season is changing life in the Arctic 9.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is so dramatic in northern Alaska that the effects on hunting and erosion are very real to people who've lived their whole lives there.
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Protesters at UN talks demand action against warming climate 9.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming.
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Riot in Paris: Armored trucks, tear gas, smashed glass 8.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week.
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Trump’s Great American Forest Liquidation Sale 8.12.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration wants to eliminate rules protecting 50 million acres of forests from logging and roadbuilding.

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Coming up: Understanding the U.S.'s role in global climate reform 8.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. has pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement. But the rest of the world is still working to combat climate change and this week thousands of experts are meeting in Poland to figure out how exactly countries will meet their emissions goals.
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Minneapolis City Council adopts 2040 plan 8.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Minneapolis City Council has approved a controversial long-range comprehensive plan.
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Ryan Zinke Promotes Logging in the Wake of California’s Wildfires 7.12.2018 Truthout.com
Logged areas with less stringent environmental protections lead to the most intense and dangerous fires.

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Oil Industry Spent Millions to Defeat Carbon Tax in Washington State 7.12.2018 Truthout.com
Big Oil spent over $31 million to defeat a carbon tax that would have helped create good paying, clean energy jobs.

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Trump’s new ambassador to Canada gets destroyed for claiming she believes ‘both sides’ of climate change 7.12.2018 Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s new ambassador to Canada is getting destroyed for a 2017 interview she gave about climate science. An interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft explained that she believes in “both sides of the science” surrounding ...

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'Green News Report' - December 6, 2018 7.12.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bad news. As U.N. climate summit begins, global carbon emissions are now on the rise again; France suspends fuel tax hikes after violent 'yellow vest' protests; Greenland's ice melt has gone into overdrive, new study says; PLUS: Good news. World's largest shipping company targets 100% zero ...
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Pat Robertson Attacks Global Warming As 'Climate Religion' 6.12.2018 Crooks Liars
On the 700 Club, Pat Robertson promoted the bogus attacks on climate change perpetrated by Stephen Moore, called the efforts to curb global warming a religion and used an upcoming cold streak to dispel the "so-called climate change. " Pat Robertson, like Trump, confuses environmental protections for air and water as caveats to global warming. Pat said, "But the truth is, this "climate religion" is an attempt to take over the industry and cripple the productive industries of the world." Pat Robertson can't see the irony in these words at all. Much of religion is based on faith, like his climate denials. Climate change and global warming are based on scientific research. Are all these scientists and Trump's own administration involved in creating their own One World Global conspiracy? And then Robertson made believe that when we have cold winters - that's his proof that global warming is a myth. Robertson blamed sunspots and said according to AccuWeather we are "going to have a really cold winter." "A ...
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More potholes, traffic jams on the horizon unless interstates are fixed, report finds 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal report suggests America's interstates are worn, overused and highly congested. It also recommends billions of dollars in fixes.
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Life at Trump Speed Is About Viciousness and Distractions 6.12.2018 Truthout.com
A world traveling at Trump speed is, to use the president’s own words (and punctuation), “a very dangerous place!”

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Trump’s zig-zagging presidency is exactly like a heavy dose of amphetamine – but without the euphoria 6.12.2018 Raw Story

I took my first hit of speed in 1970 during my freshman year in college. That little white pill — Dexedrine — was a revelation. It made whatever I was doing absolutely fascinating. Amphetamine sharpened my focus and banished all appetites except a hunger for knowledge. I spent that entir...

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Watch The View’s Meghan McCain’s biggest meltdowns over the course of 2018 5.12.2018 Raw Story

The View’s Meghan McCain has earned her reputation as a hothead, thanks to her near-daily meltdowns on the show. Here are our favorites from the past year (and yes, we know there’s still time for more). May 5: McCain insists journalists ““hate the people in the middle of the ...

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Why the rise of populist nationalist leaders rewrites global climate talks 5.12.2018 Raw Story

The election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil not only marks the rise of another populist nationalist leader on the world stage. It’s also a turning point for the global politics of climate change. When the new president takes office in January 2019, by my estimate at least 30 percent of global emissions...

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